Ramaphosa worried about Gauteng COVID-19 wave

President Cyril Ramaphosa is deeply worried about Gauteng. The province is at the epicentre of COVID-19 in the country. Courtesy #DStv403

CAPE TOWN - President Cyril Ramaphosa is deeply worried about Gauteng.

The province is at the epicentre of COVID-19 in the country.  

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It's recorded over 6,000 new cases in the past 24 hours.

"We are seeing infection rates that seem to be much higher than before," the president said.

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"Premier [David] Makhura is dealing with this challenge as best as he can and I know that the Acting Minister of Health is involved.

"We are involved in a very, very serious situation in Gauteng."

Ramaphosa said the National Coronavirus Command Council will meet soon to decide whether to implement more stringent measures to curb the spread of the virus.

Source
eNCA

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