President Ramaphosa to address the nation tonight at 20h00

President Cyril Ramaphosa to brief the nation on Covid-19 third wave

President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation at 20:00 on developments in the country’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The President’s address follows a meeting of the National Coronavirus Command Council, the President’s Coordinating Council and Cabinet.

“As South Africa rolls out its national Covid-19 vaccination programme, government and social partners are continuously monitoring infection, treatment and patient recovery rates, as well as compliance with health regulations and other prevention measures,” said a statement from the presidency.

Lockdown: Ramaphosa expected to announce alcohol restrictions, early curfew

Cabinet will, on Tuesday afternoon, ratify a proposal first tabled to the National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC) and then to the Presidential Coordinating Committee (PCC) to restrict alcohol sales off-site between Monday and Thursday – in light of the third wave of Covid-19 infections.

Cabinet was also expected to rubber stamp a proposal to enforce a 22:00 curfew and to limit the numbers of crowds to 50 indoors and 100 outdoors.

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