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CORONAVIRUS WRAP : What you missed today

South Africa - Johannesburg - 23 April 2020 - A street Vendor in Dobsonville Soweto was arrested after failing to provide a permit to sell goods during the Lock down regulation of the Corona Outbreak. Picture :Nokuthula Mbatha/African News Agency(ANA)

South Africa - Johannesburg - 23 April 2020 - A street Vendor in Dobsonville Soweto was arrested after failing to provide a permit to sell goods during the Lock down regulation of the Corona Outbreak. Picture :Nokuthula Mbatha/African News Agency(ANA)

Published Apr 26, 2020

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CAPE TOWN – The Covid-19 pandemic is creating an information overload, so we've decided to make things easier for you.

Here are five stories you might have missed today:

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1) President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that the country will move to a "level four" risk assessment on 1 May, but Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has warned that should the level four rules and regulations not be followed, the government will swiftly move back to level five hard lockdown.

READ MORE: HARD LOCKDOWN COULD RETURN, SAYS DLAMINI-ZUMA

2) The World Health Organization (WHO) says there is no evidence to prove that people who had the coronavirus could develop immunity and can't contract the virus again.

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READ MORE: “NO EVIDENCE THAT COVID-19 PATIENTS CANNOT BE REINFECTED” SAYS WHO

3) Cape Town-based art gallery WORLDART launched the AEROSOL online art exhibition showcasing paintings by South African artists who use spray paint in their paintings.

READ MORE: ONLINE ART EXHIBITION BY WORLDART GALLERY

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4) The travel and tourism industry is facing an uncertain future, but despite this, industry watchers predict a quick bounce back for tourism.

READ MORE: 75 MILLION TRAVEL AND TOURISM JOBS ARE AT RISK DUE TO COVID-19

5) Two men transporting about 80kg of dagga hidden in a coffin were arrested at a roadblock on the N2 near the Mavalane area in Pongola while SAPS were conducting a 24-hour roadblock

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READ MORE: COPS DISCOVER DAGGA HIDDEN INSIDE A COFFIN AT N2 LOCKDOWN ROADBLOCK

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