Cyril Ramaphosa. Picture: GCIS​/Jairus Mmutle
Cyril Ramaphosa. Picture: GCIS​/Jairus Mmutle

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Thursday evening that schools will be closed for four weeks as Covid-19 infections in South Africa surge.

The president made the announcement after meeting with the cabinet and the national coronavirus command council.

Watch the full address below:

President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses the nation on developments in strategy to manage Covid-19.

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