South Africa’s biggest businesses said they are “seriously considering” a request by the government to help fund the acquisition of Covid-19 vaccines as the disease curbs activity in the economy.
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While the number of new Covid-19 cases is stabilising in the Western Cape and the Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal is expected to join Gauteng as the country’s epicentre, health minister Zweli Mkhize warned on Monday.
Health minister Zweli Mkhize has warned that tighter lockdowns may be needed in some parts of the country as a surge in Covid-19 cases is expected in the coming weeks.
Cabinet has resolved to appeal the high court judgment that declared the Covid-19 regulations under levels 3 and 4 invalid and unconstitutional.
Health minister Zweli Mkhize has blamed an outdated slide in a presentation on Wednesday for creating fear that some parts of South Africa would remain on level-4 lockdown on 1 June.
The scientific community’s support for South Africa’s management of the coronavirus outbreak risks being undermined by the health ministry’s harsh response to criticism from a leading expert.