President Cyril Ramaphosa announces tighter Covid-19 restrictions, June 27 2021. Picture: GCIS
President Cyril Ramaphosa announces tighter Covid-19 restrictions, June 27 2021. Picture: GCIS

President Cyril Ramaphosa  addresses the nation on Sunday on developments in containing the spread of Covid-19 after meeting with the National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC) at a special briefing.  

The president was expected to announce stricter lockdown restrictions.

The NCCC meeting was convened to receive a report from the scientists on the prevalence of the Delta variant in SA. The meeting was followed by a briefing to the presidential co-ordinating council (PCC).

The Delta variant has been found to be highly transmissible due to several mutations in the virus and is behind the third wave of infections engulfing parts of SA. 

President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses the nation amid rise in Covid-19 infections.

subscribe

Would you like to comment on this article or view other readers' comments?
Register (it’s quick and free) or sign in now.

Speech Bubbles

Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.