Gweru police were turning back everybody tryng to get into townwithout valid reasons, and those who were allowed to pass through the various roadblocks were supposed to produce letters allowing them to move. In Chiredzi, Tongaat Hulett Zimbabwe assembled a team of people assigned to disinfect the central business district, the two bus terminuses, the vegetable market, Chiredzi District Hospital and many other places. Some youths were seen playing basketball at Dangamvura in Mutare. Mwenezi Rural District Council (RDC) demolised many illegal wooden structures used by vendors, with a heavy police presence in tow. After the demolitions, many people went to the places to collect the wood for use at home.