Covid-19: Alcohol ban will increase ICU capacity but is not a long-term solution, experts say

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In his announcement of the ban on Sunday night, President Cyril Ramaphosa justified the decision saying: “It is vital that we do not burden our clinics and hospitals with alcohol-related injuries that could have been avoided.”

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ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule has written a letter suspending party president Cyril Ramaphosa in apparent retaliation after he was served with a letter of suspension on Wednesday.
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