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President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation on Monday evening on COVID-19

Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu says President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation on COVID-19 on Monday evening.

Ramaphosa was due to address the nation on Sunday following several meetings about the coronavirus.

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As of Sunday 22 March, a total of 274 South Africans had tested positive for the novel virus.

Last week Sunday, Ramaphosa declared the outbreak a state of national disaster and implemented stringent measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the country.

Mthembu took to Twitter to alert the nation on the changes.


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The Presidency has welcomed the move.

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[UPDATE] President Ramaphosa's Covid-19 address rescheduled to Monday

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