The office inquired about the management of the fourth wave of infection currently underway in the country.
johannesburg, South Africa has lifted the night curfew imposed for the first time two years ago to prevent the spread of corona virus infection. The President’s Office announced this after meetings of the National Corona Virus Command Council (NCCC) and the Presidential Coordination Council (PCC) on Thursday. The office inquired about the management of the fourth wave of infection currently underway in the country.
Most of the cases in the fourth wave in the country are coming in front of Omicron, a new form of corona virus infection. The first case of Omicron was reported in South Africa. The President’s Office said in a statement, “Curfew will be lifted. There will no longer be any restriction on the time of movement of people.
The number of people attending public events has also been increased. “Not more than one thousand people will be allowed to gather in closed places and two thousand in open places,” the statement said. Where venues are small and where not so many people can attend, following proper social distancing, only half the capacity of the venue will be invited. Other restrictions will continue as before.”
“All indicators indicate that the country has passed the peak of the fourth wave at the national level,” the statement said. It also said that the number of cases has decreased in the last weeks, except in two of the nine provinces of the country. (agency)