South African President Announces 21-Day New Coronavirus Lockdown

President Cyril Ramaphosa told the country in a nationwide broadcast that this action was "urgently and drastically" needed to prevent novel coronavirus infections from escalating from a few hundred at present to tens of thousands in the next few days, and hundreds of thousands in the coming weeks.

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa announcing "urgent and drastic measures" to combat the coronavirus.


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