President Cyril Ramaphosa Picture: Oupa Mokoena/African News Agency (ANA)
President Cyril Ramaphosa Picture: Oupa Mokoena/African News Agency (ANA)

Ramaphosa confirms two more coronavirus-related deaths

By Staff Reporter Time of article published Apr 10, 2020

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Cape Town - Two more Covid-19 related deaths has been recorded in South Africa, bringing the total to 20, while infections now stand at 1934, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Friday.

Ramaphosa was speaking during a virtual liturgy ceremony to celebrate Good Friday and presided over by the Archbishop of Cape Town, Thabo Makgoba.

On Thursday Ramaphosa announced a two week extension to the national lockdown.

The President’s decision followed a meeting of the National Coronavirus Command Council and consultations that the President would have held with various social partners .

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** If you think you have been exposed to the Covid-19 virus, please call the government's 24-hour hotline on 0800 029 999 or go to SA Coronavirus for more information.

 

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