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Don't be reckless and go home to infect others, warns Premier David Makhura

25 March 2020 4:33 PM
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Eyewitness News reporter Bonga Dlulane gives details of the Gauteng executive's plans for the lockdown.

Gauteng Premier David Makhura says it is reckless and dangerous for people to leave the province ahead of the 21-days lockdown.

He was speaking at a briefing with his executive on the province's readiness to implement lockdown measures.

South Africa has 709 confirmed cases of COVID-19, with more than 50% of those in Gauteng.

Eyewitness News reporter Bonga Dlulane says Makhura people must realise

RELATED: Sticking to what needs to be observed can stop COVID-19 - Zweli Mkhize

If you leave the province now, you can't come back and if you do you might affect people whose healthcare is close to nothing.

Bonga Dlulane, Reporter - Eyewitness News

David Makhura says he understands it is hard at the moment but do not go, stay here.

Bonga Dlulane, Reporter - Eyewitness News

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He says if we want to stop the spread of the virus and put a cap on local transmissions then you have to stay in the province, don't go home.

Bonga Dlulane, Reporter - Eyewitness News

MEC for Education Panyaza Lesufi says they are looking at cancelling the June school holidays to catch up on work lost during the pandemic.

To track the latest developments around the coronavirus both in South Africa and abroad, click on this live status report from Strategix.


25 March 2020 4:33 PM
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