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Bemoan ‘Brutal’ Regulations Corona Virus Cases Rise To Over 150

Establishments bemoan ‘brutal’ regulations

Club, pub, shebeen and restaurant owners have been highly critical of the government’s approach to the COVID-19 outbreak. Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, recently announced that, in accordance with the Disaster Management Act, the abovementioned outlets, if serving alcohol, would need to close at 18:00 from Monday to Saturday. Initial concern over all-out ban was addressed by Police Minister Bheki Cele, who noted that establishments were allowed to stay open but that the sale of alcohol outside of the stipulated hours would be prohibited and punishable. Despite clarity on the law, establishment owners have reiterated the devastating impact prohibition will have on their lives, South Africa News businesses and livelihoods of those they employ.



Number of coronavirus cases rise to over 150

On Thursday, Minister Dlamini-Zuma revealed that the number of positive coronavirus cases in South Africa had risen to over 150 – this number is expected to rise even further when Health Minister Zweli Mkhize updates the country on the spread of the outbreak later today.COVID-19, which was first identified in South African on 5 March, South Africa Latest News has since spread to six provinces. While addressing the South African Medical Association on Thursday evening, Mkhize noted that the number of confirmed cases was expected to exceed 200 on Friday 20 March.PSL ‘flexible’ on finishing SA Premiership by 30 June.
As the SA Premiership season remains suspended for the foreseeable future, the Premier Soccer League (PSL) will be open to finishing the season after 30 June. The PSL suspended its leagues due to the spread of Covid-19, with reported infections rising to 150 in SA on Thursday.

SA golfer Lange tests positive for COVID-19

“Whilst our intention is to complete the season by no later Press Release Distribution Services In South Africa than 30th June 2020, because of the existing uncertainties in our country we shall remain flexible,” said the PSL in a statement on Thursday. (Source: ANA) SA golfer Lange tests positive for COVID-19 South African golfer Victor Lange has tested positive for COVID-19. Playing on the PGA Tour’s Latinoamerica circuit was tested on Sunday and received his diagnosis on Tuesday. The 26-year-old competed in the Estrella del Mar Open in Mazatlan, Mexico, which ended on March 8 before returning to South Africa when he was tested for the coronavirus. 

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