WATCH: Health Minister's briefing on COVID-19 pandemic

Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize will host a high-level technical briefing on COVID-19.

  • Editor's note: This live event has ended. You may watch a recording above.

JOHANNESBURG - Health Minister Zweli Mkhize delivered the latest information on the COVID-19 pandemic and the arrival of Cuban doctors to our shores.

COVID-19 has weakened the country's already fragile economy to unprecedented levels.

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Many people are suffering because they are unable to work during the national lockdown.

President Cyril Ramaphosa said innovative and exceptional ways to overcome the country's problems must be found.

He wrote in his weekly newsletter that the country will now be set back by many years, and our recovery will take a great deal of effort and resources following the COVID-19 pandemic.