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Tighter Lockdown Restrictions When Ramaphosa Comes Back

A few key gatherings need to happen before a choice is reached

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President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday said he will decide in favor alert prior to setting the country under stricter Covid-19 lockdown when he gets back to SA on Wednesday.

Talking during a joint media preparation with his Senegalese partner, Macky Sall, at the Presidential Palace in Dakar, Ramaphosa said that when he arrives in SA he will go directly into a bureau meeting.

"I show up at 4am and walk straight into a bureau meeting, where we will examine an assortment of issues, and the public Covid order chamber actually needs to meet before it makes suggestions to bureau on how we should keep reacting to the Covid," he said.

Ramaphosa recognized that diseases are rising "and in this manner we should be wary with regards to how we handle any actions we set up.

"All that will be given due thought once we are back in SA and get a report from our wellbeing office and priest, just as our public joint substance which checks out an entire scope of issues, before we can act in any capacity."

He added that any declaration identifying with guidelines would be gone before by a gathering of the official co-ordinating chamber, which incorporates premiers and metro civic chairmen. "So whatever action we take will be appropriately [considered] by everybody impacted."

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