SA Covid-19 cases rise to over 900_1


President Cyril Ramaphosa says that the number of Covid-19 infections in South Africa has risen to over 900 by Thursday.

While no exact number was given, this still represents a considerable rise in cases in the past 24-hours.

Yesterday Health Minister Zweli Mkhize updated the confirmed number of Covid-19 infections at 709.

The Health Minister has warned that South Africans should brace themselves for continuing news of steady increases in the number of cases.

A lockdown takes effect on Thursday night, with the aim of stopping person-to-person transmission of the contagious virus which has raged across the world.

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