Just Because You Can, Doesn't Mean You Should, South Africa Told

President Cyril Ramaphosa has warned citizens to remain cautious despite easing the nationwide Covid-19 lockdown to Alert Level 2."It may be that we are now permitted to meet friends and family, to visit entertainment venues, to travel for leisure, and to consume alcohol in restaurants, bars and taverns. But as the old adage goes, just because you can, doesn't mean you should," Ramaphosa said. The ban on buying cigarettes will also be lifted at midnight on August 17.

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President Cyril Ramaphosa addresses nation on developments in risk-adjusted strategy to manage spread of Coronavirus COVID-19.

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