South Africa - Johannesburg - 23 April 2020 - A street Vendor in Dobsonville Soweto was arrested after failing to provide a permit to sell goods during the Lock down regulation of the Corona Outbreak. Picture :Nokuthula Mbatha/African News Agency(ANA)

CORONAVIRUS WRAP : What you missed today


CAPE TOWN – The Covid-19 pandemic is creating an information overload, so we’ve decided to make things easier for you.

Here are five stories you might have missed today:

 

1) President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the country will move to a “level four” risk assessment on 1 May, but Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has warned that should the level four rules and regulations not be followed, the government will swiftly move back to level five hard lockdown.

READ MORE: HARD LOCKDOWN COULD RETURN, SAYS DLAMINI-ZUMA

 

2) The World Health Organization (WHO) says there is no evidence to prove that people who had the coronavirus could develop immunity and can’t contract the virus again.

READ MORE: “NO EVIDENCE THAT COVID-19 PATIENTS CANNOT BE REINFECTED” SAYS WHO

 

3) Cape Town-based art gallery WORLDART launched the AEROSOL online art exhibition showcasing paintings by South African artists who use spray paint in their paintings.

READ MORE: ONLINE ART EXHIBITION BY WORLDART GALLERY

 

4) The travel and tourism industry is facing an uncertain future, but despite this, industry watchers predict a quick bounce back for tourism.

READ MORE: 75 MILLION TRAVEL AND TOURISM JOBS ARE AT RISK DUE TO COVID-19

 

5) Two men transporting about 80kg of dagga hidden in a coffin were arrested at a roadblock on the N2 near the Mavalane area in Pongola while SAPS were conducting a 24-hour roadblock

READ MORE: COPS DISCOVER DAGGA HIDDEN INSIDE A COFFIN AT N2 LOCKDOWN ROADBLOCK

 

 

 

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