Cabinet has announced that it will seek leave to appeal the judgment of the High Court in Pretoria on lockdown regulations. Minister in the Presidency, Jackson Mthembu, is currently briefing the media in Pretoria.
The National Coronavirus Command Council will brief the media on Thursday afternoon on the regulations relating to COVID-19 Level 3 restrictions following the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday.
Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu, says the number of coronavirus infections now stands at 1170 and the death toll has been reduced to one person.
South Africans will find out on Monday whether government will institute further measures to curb the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wits University says the medical student who was quarantined has just tested positive for the coronavirus – but the National Health Department has yet to confirm the case.