Coronavirus: South Africa eases lockdown as 'outbreak reaches peak'

Sun Online Desk

16th August, 2020 10:03:33 printer

Coronavirus: South Africa eases lockdown as 'outbreak reaches peak'

South Africa's president has said coronavirus infections appear to have peaked in the country, as he announced a sweeping relaxation of lockdown measures.

 

President Cyril Ramaphosa said nearly all restrictions on the country's economy will be eased from Monday.

 

A controversial ban on the sale of alcohol and tobacco will be lifted, BBC reported.

 

Domestic travel, small family gatherings and the reopening of businesses will all be allowed.


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