SA’s religious communities will have to navigate a health minefield as churches, synagogues, temples and mosques will be allowed to open for limited congregational worship when the country moves to a less restrictive lockdown on Monday.

President Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday evening threw millions of deeply religious South Africans a lifeline, resulting in their being able to worship in groups of less than 50 people under strict conditions when the country moves to level 3 of the lockdown.

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