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You might need to reconsider your vacation plans Warned The Health Minister.

Durban - If you were wanting to travel anyplace in the country over the bubbly season, you might need to reexamine your arrangements. 

Wellbeing Minister Dr Joe Phaahla, has implied that a boycott might be forced on between commonplace travel as the new Covid-19 variation, Omicron, keeps on spreading across SA. 

Phaahla said while he was not in a situation to affirm the boycott, assuming contaminations kept on rising, government would need to see measures to contain the spread. 

Talking during a virtual Q and A meeting on Friday, the Minister said that whatever was chosen would be founded on a danger changed methodology. 

On Thursday the Department of Health affirmed the revelation of the new variation. The Department accepted that Omicron was behind a new spike in new Covid-19 contaminations, especially in Gauteng and Tshwane. 


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In the mean time, the Presidency has declared that President Cyril Ramaphosa has climbed his gathering with the National Coronavirus Command Council. He was distinctly because of meet with the NCCC on Sunday. 

In a progression of Tweets, the Presidency said the committee would survey improvements in the Covid-19 pandemic, including logical updates around the recently distinguished Coronavirus variation, which has been named Omicron by the World Health Organization. 

"The results of this gathering will provide guidance with regards to whether further discussion is needed at the level of the President's Coordinating Council," the Presidency said.

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