According to the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation the ban includes travel by Mnangagwa himself.
“I have now restricted travelling outside the country in particular outside the continent,” Mnangagwa was quoted as saying.
“We will continue to urge our people to minimise the risk of exposure. For those in government, I have banned foreign travelling. I also appeal to Zimbabweans to minimise travelling outside the country,” he said.
The flue-like coronavirus has claimed more than 3 000 lives mostly in China but has largely spared Africa.