The President stepped up to the podium just eleven days after the last family meeting to update the country on further restrictions and how the country is handling the pandemic, especially now that the country has officially entered the second wave.

COVID-19 Cases

In 24 hours, 6 000 new COVID-19 cases have been recorded, says Dr Zweli Mkhize. This has been the first time since the beginning of the pandemic.

COVID-19 Vaccine

The Solidarity fund has made a payment towards the Covax vaccine and once the remaining funds have been paid, a comprehensive and final report will be compiled in an effort to be transparent with the country's funds.

Stats SA has released new data showing the reality of the impact of Covid-19 on South Africa's work force. Many people have been badly affected since the beginning of the lockdown. 

While some countries seem to have been recovering well from Covid-19, recording fewer new infections, this is not the case globally.  There has been a recent global spike in the number of Covid-19 cases.

With the festive season ahead of us, gatherings are bound to take place. President Cyril Ramaphosa has a message for South Africans as we head toward the festive season.



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