Faizel Patel – 03/12/2020
The Presidency has announced that President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation at 8pm on Thursday in connection with the country’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
It says the address follows a special sitting of Cabinet that considered recommendations of the National Coronavirus Command Council meeting (NCCC).
South Africa has seen a resurgence in the number of COVID-19 infections with the number of cases hitting 4,173 on Wednesday.
A 10pm curfew and a partial ban on the sale of alcohol, that has been agreed to by some of the big liquor traders, were discussed as the National Command Council (NCCC) sat on Wednesday.
This is in response to a resurgence in COVID-19 infections in a number of hotspots in the country, including Nelson Mandela Bay and the Garden Route.