Churches resume services

Many congregants were finally able to attend their first Sunday service after President Cyril Ramaphosa announced eased lockdown Level 3 regulations. eNCA's Nqobile Madlala went to church in Sebokeng in the Vaal. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Congregants can once again attend church.

This follows the lifting of the ban on religious gatherings.

READ: SA Lockdown: Pastors protest church closures

But only 50 people are allowed to attend indoor services.

Churches were previously identified as superspreader venues and church gatherings were prohibited. 

But church leaders have argued that people needed the word of God now more than ever. 

READ: SA lockdown: Religious leaders question restrictions

As congregants return to church, some pastors believe the battle is not yet won.  

In January, two church leaders in the Sebokeng District were arrested for holding illegal gatherings

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eNCA

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