The Health Department reported 756 new COVID-19 cases in South Africa. A total of 78 more people have died, taking the death toll to 52,788. The department says 251,707 healthcare workers are vaccinated.
Meanwhile, SA will remain on Alert Level 1 Lockdown during the Easter weekend. Some restrictions have stayed the same, while some have changed. The curfew will remain as is, while beaches, parks and dams will remain open.
#COVID19 Statistics in SA as at 30 March.
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The sale of alcohol for off-site consumption will be prohibited from Friday to Sunday. President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on Tuesday.
In other news – Noxolo Grootboom at a loss for words as Ramaphosa shifts family meeting for her last bulletin
The people spoke and the president obliged! President Cyril Ramaphosa was initially scheduled to host a family meeting on Tuesday at 7 pm as experts expressed fears about a third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic ahead of the Easter holiday.