WATCH | Cabinet extends National State of Disaster

JOHANNESBURG - Cabinet has extended the National State of Disaster to 15 December.

It says this will continue to assist in the fight against the coronavirus.

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The extension was announced on Thursday.

There is a super variant of COVID-19, and scientists are concerned, especially KZN Research and Innovation Sequencing Platform's Professor Tulio De Oliveira. Courtesy #DStv403 #eNCA

Meanwhile, there's a super variant of Covid-19, and scientists are concerned, especially Professor Tulio De Oliveira, from the KwaZulu-Natal Research and Innovation Sequencing Platform.

The super-variant is believed to have an extremely high number of mutations.

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De Oliveira says the government has assembled a team of scientists to take a closer look.


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