Johann Rupert-chaired Remgro calls for stricter lockdown restrictions ahead of Easter weekend

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Remgro, which is chaired by Johann Rupert, has stakes in a number of companies such as, Savanna maker Distell, Rand Merchant Investments, Mediclinic and RCL Foods
Remgro, which is chaired by Johann Rupert, has stakes in a number of companies such as, Savanna maker Distell, Rand Merchant Investments, Mediclinic and RCL Foods

Investment company Remgro has called for stricter lockdown regulations to avoid a third Covid-19 wave, as South Africa heads into the Easter weekend. 

The country has been in lockdown for a year, during which the regulations have ranged from a strict level 5, to the current level 1. The first wave peaked in July 2020, while the second wave came in December.

A possible third wave could be challenging for private hospital groups, whose revenues were impacted during the hard lockdown early last year.

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