Travel restrictions unjustified - Phaahla

Health Minister Dr Joe Phaahla. GCIS

JOHANNESBURG - Travel restrictions on South Africa are unjustified at this point.

This is according to Health Minister, Joe Phaahla. He was speaking during a briefing on Friday.

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Phaahla says the government's announcement was in the interest of transparency.

This comes after several countries banned travellers from southern Africa over the COVID-19 variant.


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