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Cyril Ramaphosa Bans The Sale Of Alcohol In South Africa Again.

South Africa Bans The Sale Of Alcohol Again.

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday that he was concerned that South Africans were downplaying the seriousness of the pandemic.
The President announced on Sunday that the alcohol ban has been reinstated. He said the resumption of alcohol sales has resulted in substantial pressure on hospitals.
In addition, he said a curfew would be reinstated, between 9pm and 4am, starting on Monday night and the wearing of masks outdoors is now compulsory.
Ramaphosa said he’s concerned that South Africans are downplaying the seriousness of the pandemic. Some people are hosting parties, going on drinking sprees, attending packed funerals and walking in public without masks.
Meanwhile, the Department of Health reported a further 108 COVID-19 related deaths – 7 from KwaZulu Natal, 15 from Western Cape, 22 from Eastern Cape, and 64 from Gauteng. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 4,079.
There were 12,058 new infections, while recoveries increased to 134,874. (702)

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