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[LISTEN] Insights into report that prompted Ramaphosa to act on COVID-19

News24 is reporting that President Cyril Ramaphosa and his Cabinet over the weekend were presented with clear guidelines on how to combat COVID-19.

The report also showed Ramaphosa epidemiological projections that were prepared for the Department of Health that painted a dire picture.

Joanne Joseph speaks to News24 investigative journalist Kyle Cowan about the report.

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I can't tell you much on the report because it would identify my source.

Kyle Cowan, Investigative Journalist - News24

The projections in the report were extremely rudimentary, they were based on extremely early data from studies that were based on other parts of the world.

Kyle Cowan, Investigative Journalist - News24

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