South Africa: Restive Season - Western Cape Urges Holidaymakers to Change Their Behaviour This Year

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Coronavirus cases are on the increase in the Western Cape and premier Alan Winde says the province will be enforcing Level 1 restrictions this holiday season.

"You are going to be having a holiday with a difference," said Western Cape premier Alan Winde on Thursday, 3 December, as he fielded questions from journalists about the surge in Covid-19 cases in the province ahead of the festive season.

Winde, together with health MEC Nomafrench Mbomo, departmental head Dr Keith Cloete and epidemiologist Prof Mary Ann Davies, briefed the media on the spike in coronavirus cases as well as the province's plans to help flatten this latest curve.

Western Cape Government Digital Press Conference

Join our digital press conference to provide an update on the Covid-19 situation in the province and to outline the Western Cape's interventions to flatten the curve over the festive season.

I will be joined by Minister of Health, Nomafrench Mbombo and Head of Health Dr Keith Cloete.

Please note that this digicon will take place earlier than its regular timeslot.

Posted by Premier Alan Winde on Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Over the past few weeks, Winde has expressed his concern at the mounting...

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