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Commuters spending more than 20 minutes in a fully loaded taxi, without proper ventilation, are at risk of being infected with Covid-19 even if they wear a mask, Dr Angelique Coetzee, president of the SA Medical Association (Sama), said on Tuesday.

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Sunday that taxis would be permitted to increase their capacity to 100% during local trips. Long-distance taxis, however, would be allowed to load only up to 70% of the taxi’s capacity...

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