No booze, a new curfew and no family gatherings, says Ramaphosa

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President Cyril Ramaphosa. Picture: Presidency
President Cyril Ramaphosa. Picture: Presidency

No booze, a curfew between 9pm and 4am, and the national state of disaster has been extended for another month.

That was the word from President Cyril Ramaphosa, who briefed the nation on Sunday evening on the latest measures his government had put in place to try and combat the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus.

Due to the country’s shortage of hospital beds and medical resources, Ramaphosa said government had opted to ban the sale, dispensing and distribution of alcohol with immediate effect.

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