LIVE: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on coronavirus

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President Cyril Ramaphosa is addressing the nation on the impact of coronavirus in the country thus far.  He has been holding a meeting about the matter with the National Command Council since Sunday.

South Africa currently has 402 cases of coronavirus.

Earlier Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu said measures that Ramaphosa announces will be applied in a responsible manner.

“As we have said the whole day today the President will this evening at 19:30, address the nation on the measures that government is taking to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus. Any measures that are a little bit drastic to protect our people, those measures will be done in a very responsible manner because still under those circumstances, we will still need to be in touch in communication with our people.”

 

 

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