SA President warns South Africans
South Africa’s president, Cyril Ramaphosa has warned that if citizens are not cautious, the entire country could find itself engulfed in a third wave of the coronavirus.
He was addressing the nation on the country’s response to covid-19 infections yesterday evening.
Mr Ramaphosa said South Africa will move to an adjusted lockdown level 2 from today.
Currently, South Africa is experiencing a spike in daily coronavirus infections with Gauteng among the provinces hardest hit.
He said over the last seven days, South Africa had seen an average of 3 thousand 745 daily new infections, which is an increase of 31% on the previous week and an increase of 66% on the week before that.
South Africa has recorded more than 56,000 deaths and more than 1 point 6 million cases – more than any other African nation.