It’s a disaster! Cyril shuts schools, cancels visas over Covid-19

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It’s a disaster! Cyril shuts schools, cancels visas over Covid-19

There can be no half measures, he says as the number of infected in SA soars to 61

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President Cyril Ramaphosa declared a national state of disaster on Sunday evening as the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in SA reached at least 61.

There have also been confirmed cases of local transmissions of the virus in addition to those from international travellers.

Addressing the media on Sunday night, Ramaphosa announced a litany of drastic measures, including a travel ban, restriction of travel, closure of schools and prohibition of public gatherings of more than 100 people...

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