The spike in COVID-19 cases has incited hypothesis of more tight lockdown limitations being carried out any day from now. At the point when President Cyril Ramaphosa tended to the country on Sunday, he reported that South Africa would remain under level 1 of the lockdown – however said the circumstance would be audited in seven days.
"We will then, at that point, need to decide if the current measures are satisfactory or regardless of whether changes should be made to the current guidelines. We have begun the most common way of correcting our wellbeing guidelines so we can audit the utilization of the Disaster Management Act to deal with our reaction to the pandemic, so as to at last lifting the National State of Disaster," Ramaphosa said at that point.
While it's not even close to seven days, the COVID-19 figures are on the ascent – the most recent show that more than 8 500 new cases were gotten on Wednesday. Assuming history has shown us anything it's that nothing is settled forever, particularly in how government handles the pandemic. This is somewhat why many have figured that Ramaphosa could force more tight lockdown limitations on us a whole lot earlier than we would anticipate that he should.
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As indicated by Professor Kholeka Mlisana, the co-director of the Ministerial Advisory Committee on COVID-19, in spite of the emotional climb in cases, it is still too soon to tell whether implementing harder lockdown limitations would be justified.
"We keep on seeing the increment in numbers, particularly in Gauteng. We are seeing that there is an alternate range that we are finding in that most of diseases is from the more youthful age gatherings, which we had not been seeing previously," Mlisana said on eNCA.
She says for the time being, they need more information to break down the seriousness of the most recent COVID-19 contaminations.
"We are as yet watching this. We need to have it archived, the quantity of emergency clinic confirmations and which wards are being impacted and while simultaneously, the regions need to ensure that the resurgence designs that are as of now set up, they currently need to begin kicking in so they can be prepared for the expansion that we are finding in affirmations"
Educator Kholeka Mlisana, the co-executive of the Ministerial Advisory Committee on COVID-19
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