President Cyril Ramaphosa FILE Photo: Twitter/South African Government

WATCH LIVE: President Ramaphosa addresses the nation at 8pm

CAPE TOWN- President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to address the nation at 8pm on Thursday regarding the developments in South Africa’s risk-adjusted strategy to manage the spread of Covid-19.

The President’s address follows a number of meetings of the Cabinet and the National Coronavirus Command Council.

With the constant debate around whether schools should close due to the continued rise in Covid-19 infections, many teachers unions, parent and pupils will be eager to hear from the President on whether schools will close during the peak of the pandemic.

proposal was made by the Education union Naptosa to close schools and reopen at the end of August.

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The country has recorded a total of  5 940 Covid-19 deaths and infections are at 394 948.

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