COVID-19 in SA | Command council to meet on Monday

The National Coronavirus Command Council is meeting today to discuss lockdown restrictions. Wits vaccinologist Shabir Madhi has more. #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Some COVID-19 regulations are doing more harm than good.

That's according to Wits vaccinologist, Shabir Madhi.

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He was speaking ahead of a meeting of the National Coronavirus Command Council.

President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to address the nation as soon as ministers have decided on the way forward. 

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Madhi says it seems the council is ignoring the science.

"It appears [the] NCCC still wants to maintain some regulations like wearing of masks," Madhi said.

"I'm hoping they do the right thing but somehow I'm scared they'll make the wrong decision."


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