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Covid-19 infections jump to 554 as the country prepares for lockdown

But measures like the #LockdownSA will help flatten the curve.
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On Tuesday morning, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize confirmed that the number of coronavirus, Covid-19 cases in South Africa jumped to 554.

The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases increased by 152 from Monday, marking the single largest increase in cases in one day to date.

This development comes as South Africa is preparing for a nation wide lockdown in a bid to slow the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19 infections.

The 21-day lockdown is starting at mid-night on Thursday and will shut down most South African industries.

Only essential services will remain operational during this period.

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City of Cape Town Seeks Precautionary Interdict Against EFF Shutdown

The City of Cape Town is heading to court to seek a precautionary interdict against the Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) planned national shutdown. The city is concerned about the potential for violence and disruption to services during the shutdown, and is seeking to prevent any unlawful actions that may occur.

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