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COVID-19: Gauteng consulting National Coronavirus Command Council on tougher restrictions

David Makhura

Gauteng Premier David Makhura says the province could go back to Alert Level 4 and 5 of the lockdown. Makhura says the province will ask the National Coronavirus Command Council to reinstate stricter restrictions.

But the premier is adamant that will not happen without inclusive consultation. We want to make ensure when we make this intervention that it takes into account all the various needs of our people,” Makhura said.

David Makhura

Makhura and his team gave details on the province’s readiness as it gears up for the coronavirus infections peak.  Coronavirus Hotline Number: 0800 029 999 from 8 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday

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The NICD has another Clinician Hotline to improve #COVID19 communication and support for healthcare providers. The Clinician Hotline is 0800 11 1131, operating 24 hrs. The Public Hotline is 0800 029 999 also operating 24hrs.

In other news – Government changes back-to-school dates for certain grades due to rising COVID-19 cases

The Council of Education Ministers has made amendments to some grades returning to school. Minister of the Department of Basic Education Angie Motshekga held a meeting with stakeholders on Thursday. Read more

Source: eNCA