#Covid-19 : SA announces end to National State of Disaster

Online Desk |  1 month ago | international

South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa yesterday announced the end of the national state of disaster - from midnight after keeping the country under lockdown for 750 days, . Ramaphosa said the declaration of the national state of disaster on March 15, 2020 had empowered the Government to take measures which prevented many people from becoming severely ill and it saved countless lives.

Ramaphosa, however, said people are still required to wear a face mask in an indoor public space, adding that the existing provisions of international travel remain in place. 

Travellers entering South Africa would need to show proof of vaccination or a valid negative PCR test not exceeding 72 hours.

Source| eNCA