A three-week national lockdown is among the proposals being weighed up by the government as it considers how best to manage SA’s surging Covid-19 outbreak.

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to address the nation later on Monday evening, and announce further restrictions on trade, travel and social interaction to try to contain the outbreak, which has reached 402 cases in the less than three weeks since the first case was announced on March 5...

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