President Cyril Ramaphosa extended the nationwide lockdown to curb the spread Covi-19 outbreak by two weeks on Thursday, acknowledging the need for a larger scale testing of the virus to get a full picture of the prevalence rate.

The initial 21-day stay-at-home order was due to end on April 16, but Ramaphosa said in a televised address to the nation that even as the measures show a level success, the country was at the beginning of a monumental struggle...

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