The African National Congress (ANC) has expressed its gratitude to South Africans for uniting in the fight against coronavirus. On Monday, the party’s National Working Committee met, through video conferencing, to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the country.
The ANC says South Africa has been successful in restraining the rate of infection. “This was achieved through decisive leadership, commitment, sacrifice and collective action by all South Africans,” outlines the party in a statement. The party has also commended the work of health and essential services workers across the country. It has also extended its condolences to the families who have lost loved ones to the virus.
South Africa has 3 300 coronavirus infections with 58 deaths.
@MyANC statement on the extended session of the national working committee held-via video conferencing to discuss impact of #COVID-19 emerging with one voice to do whatever it takes to confront this crisis. #StayAtHome pic.twitter.com/a1NuJePHXj
— African National Congress (@MYANC) April 20, 2020
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