At 8 p.m. local time on December 3, South African President Ramaphosa delivered a national television speech. He said that in the past three weeks, the number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa has soared, and on December 2, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in South Africa rose to 4,173, the highest since August.
The government will further expand the detection efforts, focusing on the monitoring areas of the Eastern and Western Cape provinces, which are currently more affected.
At the same time, South African President Ramaphosa’s propaganda department, the government will define the key areas of the epidemic based on daily new cases, detection rate, infection rate, death toll and other data.
Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Borough is South Africa’s first epidemic focus area, and will strictly enforce a curfew from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. from the 4th. Alcohol sales are limited to 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. from Monday to Thursday.
Parks, beaches and other facilities will also be closed; indoor gatherings should not exceed 100 people, households No more than 250 people should gather in the outer place.
At the same time, the President of South Africa also reiterated his appeal to the people to wear masks correctly and respect social distancing, especially at the end of the year and the holiday, people should be more vigilant about the prevention and control of the epidemic.