FULL STATEMENT: President Cyril Ramaphosa declares nationwide lockdown
‘We will prioritise the lives and livelihoods of our people above all else, and will use all of the measures within our power to protect them from the economic consequences of this pandemic’
23 March 2020 - 21:18
My fellow South Africans,
It is a week since we declared the coronavirus pandemic a national disaster and announced a package of extraordinary measures to combat this grave public health emergency...