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Health MECs give COVID-19 update

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Government had its hands full defending at least 90 legal challenges of the lockdown. Co-operative Governance Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma told the National Council of Provinces that many of the challenges have been settled out of court.

She again was called on to defend lockdown decisions during a debate on government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Health MECs from across the country updated the Council on their concerns for their provinces.

Representatives from the North West and Limpopo provinces reported a noticeable increase in cases and further raised concerns regarding the reopening of the economy and mines.

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The MECs stated that since mineworkers may be returning from other provinces and live within the community, they may be a source of community transmission of COVID-19.

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Source: eNCA