Experts slam COVID-19 draft regulations

eNCA's Heidi Giokos speaks to University Faculty of Health Sciences and Professor of Vaccinology, Shabir Madhi, and South African Centre for Epidemiological Modelling and Analysis's Prof Alex Welte. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Scientists, civil society groups, and opposition parties have criticised the COVID-19 draft health regulations.

Some say it's a cut and paste of the State of Disaster measures.

READ: COVID-19 in SA | Proposed regulations open for comment

They've questioned the wearing of masks indoors, hand sanitising and taking of temperatures against the scientific recommendations.

The draft health regulations are open for public comments until the 24th of April.


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