A member of the COVID-19 government response team (L) asks questions to a resident during a door to door COVID-19 coronavirus screening in Westdene, Johannesburg.
JOHANNESBURG - Political Analyst, Karima Brown says the movement of people living in COVID-19 hotspots needs to be restricted.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to address the nation on the pandemic on Sunday.
"We need to look at where the hotspots are and try and ring-fence them and potentially reintroduce some of the hard lockdown regulations.
"It is very clear that the disease is spreading as a result of the opening up of the economy," said Brown.
With confirmed COVID-19 cases on the rise, there are growing calls for some parts of the country to return to the stricter lockdown level 5.
South Africa has 264,184 confirmed Covid-19 cases.
13,497 new cases and 111 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours.
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