FESTIVE SEASON RESTRICTIONS TO CONTAIN THE SECOND WAVE
President Cyril Ramaphosa on Monday night sent a stern warning to South Africans to behave, or he would be forced to make swift changes should the country’s coronavirus situation worsen.
Ramaphosa said all members of the National Coronavirus Command Council would be on standby throughout the festive season – and they would be called upon and expected to be ready to get to work should he come calling.
Ramaphosa urged South Africans to continue wearing masks, washing their hands and practising social distancing to curb the spread of the virus.
Here are some highlights from Ramaphosa’s announcement: