COVID-19 in SA | Phaahla: Feel free to still wear your mask

Health Minister Joe Phaahla says just because mask-wearing is no longer compulsory, those who feel they still need to wear one are encouraged to do so. eNCA's Heidi Giokos has more. #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Don't throw away your masks just yet.

Health Minister Joe Phaahla says just because mask-wearing is no longer compulsory, those who feel they still need to wear one are encouraged to do so.

READ: South Africans no longer required to wear face masks

The minister says its especially important for those with comorbidities to be careful.

Schools, retirement homes and businesses can still insist on mask-wearing.

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Phaahla said it's the school or business owner's choice whether or not they'll continue to implement these regulations.

Government repealed the remaining COVID-19 restrictions on indoor mask-wearing and gatherings on Wednesday night.

Source
eNCA

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