Lockdown to be eased from May 1, but slowly
Many restrictions to remain in place as SA moves from level five to level four
The Covid-19 national lockdown will ease slightly from the beginning of May. Some businesses will reopen under strict conditions, but many of the current restrictions will remain in place, as the risk of infection remains high, the government says.
President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Thursday evening that SA is to implement a risk-adjusted strategy through which the government will take a deliberate and cautious approach to the easing of the current lockdown restrictions...