President Cyril Ramaphosa

Covid-19 deaths rise to 20 – Ramaphosa

CAPE TOWN- 2 more Covid-19 related deaths has been recorded in South Africa, bringing the total to 20, while infections now stand at 1934, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Friday.

Ramaphosa was speaking during a virtual liturgy ceremony to celebrate Good Friday and presided over by the Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba.

On Thursday Ramaphosa announced a two week extension to the national lockdown.

The President’s decision followed a meeting of the National Coronavirus Command Council and consultations that the President would have held with various social partners .

 

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