With the country recording low numbers of coronavirus infections and deaths, government is once again urging South Africans not to lower their guard.

Recently South Africa has been recording daily infections of less than 2 000 infections with less than 200 deaths as compared to between 15 and 20 000 infections in December.

President Cyril Ramaphosa has said the National Coronavirus Command Council is monitoring the situation and will advise him on the next course of action.

The president says his next address will take into account the Easter holidays, which could also be a possible super-spreader season like the festive season.

The Health Department has reported 1 447 new cases of coronavirus, taking the number of total infections to 1 512 225.

There have been a further 157 COVID-19-related deaths in the country, bringing the national death toll to 49 941 deaths.

Recoveries now stand at 1 429 047, representing a recovery rate of 94%.

The number of vaccines that have been administered to healthcare workers now stands at 63 648.

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