The government on Wednesday ordered all clubs, restaurants and taverns to either close down with immediate effect or scale down their patrons to less than 50 people at any given time.

The order was gazetted by co-operative governance & traditional affairs minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma in conformity with the national state of disaster declared on Sunday by President Cyril Ramaphosa. The declaration was made to curb the growing coronavirus pandemic, which has affected more than 116 South Africans to date...

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