Opposition United Party for National Development Leader Hakainde Hichilema says the fight against Covid-19 requires national unity and prayer as the authorities heighten public health awareness and other measures.

Mr. Hichilema has since urged citizens to take Covid-19 seriously and observe prescribed public health measures and go for testing.

And Mr. Hichilema has told Christian Voice News in Lusaka today that there should be isolation and testing of all the Members of Parliament and staff to break the chains of transmissions, that he said may extend to their families and members of the general public.

He noted that recording 4 Covid-19 related deaths for parliament staff and MPs in a space of two weeks calls for quick action and that the decision to adjourn parliamentary proceedings was long overdue.

What shall we say, then? Is the law sinful? Certainly not! Nevertheless, I would not have known what sin was had it not been for the law. For I would not have known what coveting really was if the law had not said, “You shall not covet.”