- President Ramaphosa announced a 21-day lockdown and only certain personnel will be allowed to work away from their homes
- In light of the Covid-19 crisis, healthcare workers and SANDF soldiers have taken an honourable pledge
- Via social media, the men and women have vowed to serve their country to the best of their ability
On Monday night, President Ramaphosa announced a 21-day lockdown which will commence from Thursday evening.
During this testing period, the vast majority of South Africans will not be allowed to leave their homes. Commuting to work will therefore not be allowed.
There are exceptions and workers critical to the fight against the coronavirus are exempt from this ruling.
The nation will call on the services of healthcare workers, emergency staff, security services and the army now more than ever.
In light of this, some of these men and women are braced for battle and have pledged to serve South Africans with honour.
Social media has been flooded with inspirational posts from healthcare workers and the military to show their commitment to the cause.
Some of the posts went viral and we've some of the most eye-catching ones here.
Earlier, Briefly.co.za shared an informative article which sheds more light on the best practices to follow to curb the coronavirus threat.
We explore the meaning behind some of the measures recommended, such as self-quarantine, self-isolation and social distancing.
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