- President Cyril Ramaphosa is reportedly expected to address the nation tonight, 3 December
- With the address expected tonight, South Africans have taken to social media to voice their opinions on what could possibly happen
- From not wearing masks any more to stricter restrictions, South Africans have explored every possible idea
With President Cyril Ramaphosa expected to address the nation tonight, 3 December, South Africans have weighed in on what the family meeting could possibly be about. Many believe that areas with a high number of active Covid-19 cases will be put into a higher level of lockdown.
The country is currently in lockdown level 1 and has been since September. Twitter is buzzing with the news that Ramaphosa could impose stricter regulations as the number of cases is still on the rise.
Briefly.co.za took a look at Twitter to see what South Africans are saying ahead of the expected address.
Take a look at the tweets below:
"Imagine if President Cyril Ramaphosa can announce Level 5 while I’m this broke. That would be great for me because no booze, no mgroovo..."
"President Cyril Ramaphosa must leave alcohol alone... It's our only friends."
"If President Cyril Ramaphosa announces the banning of alcohol, he would then prove he practices witchcraft in his spare time at the office."
Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported on Ramaphosa's expected address. The nation's leader is set to announce a number of measures to curb concerning outbreaks in the country. The expected national address was reported by eNCA, who quoted a reliable source as confirming that tough new measures would be unveiled.
Numerous parts of South Africa are experiencing surges with over 4 000 new infections recorded over the course of the past day, the highest spike in recent times.
Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has provided South Africa with another update on the Covid-19 pandemic. In a statement released by the Department of Health on Wednesday evening, Mkhize commented that:
"As of today, the cumulative total of Covid-19 cases is 796 472 with 4 173 new cases identified since the last report."
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