In detail: this is SA’s pandemic plan


In detail: this is SA’s pandemic plan

The government unveils how it will deal with the outbreak, right down to how police will make arrests

Qaanitah Hunter and Sthembile Cele

No fewer than 15 government ministers addressed journalists in a marathon press briefing on Monday, announcing a number of drastic and urgent measures to deal with Covid-19.

A day after President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a state of national disaster, the ministers explained in more detail how the new measures would affect South Africans.

Health minister Zweli Mkhize, who led the briefing, said SA was determined to contain the virus and arrest the outbreak...

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