Update by: UpdateSA News
The South African Government has announced that President Cyril Matamela Ramaphosa is due to address the nation this evening at 20:00pm.
President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation at 20h00 tonight on developments in relation to the country’s response to the Coronavirus pandemic. #COVID19SA #StaySafe— South African Government (@GovernmentZA) January 11, 2021
This following the announcement by health Minister Zweli Mkhize that the government will be rolling out Covid-19 Vaccine sooner than anticipated in the country.
Zweli Mkhize announced through the Department of Health’s website and social media platforms that South Africa would be receiving is first batch of approximately 1 Million Covid-19 vaccines from India in January of 2021 and the second batch in February 2021.
Ramaphosa has during the festive season addresses the nation, where he announced that the country would be returning to Lockdown Alert Level 3, with immediate affect as of December 28th 2020 midnight.
Our president needs to announce that all borders are closed tomorrow unless as South Africans we should take it to the streets we can't be on level 3 lockdown while people coming from other countries are allowed in SA . Unless Covid19 numbers it's a scam 😏#CloseBeitbridgeBorder pic.twitter.com/UVciOKeU3x— Zinhle S (@ZinhleMasango6) January 5, 2021
Social media has gone ablaze with speculation this afternoon, following the announcement of this evening’s national address by the President.
The President will be expected to address the nation this evening at 20:00pm.
This is a developing story… fresh for updates