As COVID-19 continues to rampage the world President Ramaphosa reports on South Africa's Level 4 Lockdown Stats:
8 times better than if the case were to not have had lockdown
219 Deaths in South Africa
Over 9 million people have been screened making it the biggest health project of the country surpassing HIV/AIDS.
Vital measures have been implemented through a social-economic package with over R500b.
The unemployment scheme has paid out over R11b to workers who don't have access to salaries due to the pandemic. R350/month unemployment grant assistance plan will be in place for 6 months.
Solidarity Fund has raised R2.7b from private sector and individuals
1 000 ventilators have been donated by USA
Increased levels of GBV have been reported
Steady economic activity will be released per level of lockdown
Movement of people and economic activity needs to be monitored
Certain provinces will move to level 3
E-commerce and retail will resume during level 4
As we ease into lower levels of Lockdown it is important to adhere to the following regulations:
Hand Hygiene Practices need to be adhered to
Cough etiquette into your elbow
Wear your masks
Frequent cleaning of work environment and public spaces
Frequent cleaning of homes
Quarantine, isolation and testing
Hugging, kissing and shaking hands a thing of the past
Redefining business practices and socializing permanently