In a sharp departure from his position last month, on Thursday, health minister Zweli Mkhize released a tranche of the scientific advisories he commissioned on Covid-19, following requests from various stakeholders.

They include advisories on some of the most controversial topics, which include a recommendation to impose restrictions on the sale of alcohol to reduce the trauma load on hospitals and limiting taxi occupancy to curb coronavirus transmission...

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