COVID-19 | Prof Madhi warns against easing restrictions

A health worker prepares a COVID-19 vaccine. AFP/Diptendu Dutta

JOHANNESBURG - Easing restrictions on gatherings could spell disaster, according to Vaccinology Professor Shabir Madhi.

Sunday will mark 14 days since South Africa moved into stricter lockdown conditions.

READ: COVID-19: SA records 22,443 new cases

At the same time, South Africans are eager to learn whether Cabinet will keep the country under level four for a little longer or shift gears.

Meanwhile, 22,443 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) said 374 more COVID-19 related deaths take the death toll to 63,873.


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