CAPE TOWN – The Coronavirus pandemic is creating an information overload, so we’ve decided to make things easier for you –
Here are six stories you might have missed today:
1) Representatives from the World Health Organizaion (WHO) acknowledged South Africa’s “aggressive strategy” in managing the Covid-19 outbreak to flatten the curve.
2) Lavender Hill resident Mark Nicholson made a plea on social media for help to feed over 300 children in his community – and the response he got was overwhelming.
3) The Western Cape Department of Health is meeting with supermarket groups following a new pattern emerging of Covid-19 transmissions in stores.
4) Counseling psychologist Rakhi Beekrum dives into how the lockdown can be used as a teaching mechanism for a healthy daily routine for your children.
5) Banks have already announced payment holidays on various loans by deferring installments. We’ve put together a complete guide of relief measures you can access during lockdown:
6) President Cyril Ramaphosa has confirmed that the national alcohol ban will not be lifted until the end of the lockdown because the “sale of alcohol is self-evidently not an essential service”.
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