WATCH: National Command Council briefs SA on lockdown

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JOHANNESBURG - South Africa has recorded three deaths attributed to COVID-19 while the number of confirmed cases has risen over 1,300.

READ: Ramaphosa announces new COVID-19 strategies as death toll rises

The country has been in a state of lockdown since Thursday.

Several ministers representing the National Command Council will update the country on the status of the lockdown.

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