A medical practitioner awaits for a patient to test for COVID-19 in Alexandra township, residents gathered to be screened and tested for coronavirus, the campaign is targeting Johannesburg epicenter.
JOHANNESBURG - Government can no longer force anyone into state quarantine.
The High Court in Pretoria has ruled that people who can self-isolate at home must be allowed to do so.
But if quarantine is broken, they can then be forced into a state facility.
The case was brought by rights group AfriForum, against Cooperative Governance Minister, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.
It's another defeat for lockdown regulations set out by the National Coronavirus Command Council.
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