SA lockdown | Calls for curfew to be scrapped

A woman and a child explain to police officer while they are still on the street after the curfew in the Johannesburg CBD. AFP/Wikus de Wet

JOHANNESBURG - There are growing calls to lift the Covid-19 curfew.

The hospitality industry has started a petition for government to end it before New Year's Eve.

READ: DA calls for lockdown curfew to end

It says it undermines efforts to revive the already ailing economy.

The country is currently on lockdown level one, with the curfew in place from midnight to 4am.

READ: SA lockdown | AfriForum calls for an end to curfew

The DA is also adding its voice.

Leader John Steenhuisen says hospitalisation rates have dropped and this should be considered.


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