The Premier of the Western Cape, Alan Winde chats to Aden post the president’s announcement on the 21 day lockdown commencing Thursday at midnight…

Listen to the interview here:

Ramaphosa said that businesses that may continue operation will include:

  • pharmacies
  • laboratories
  • banks
  • essential finance systems, such as the JSE
  • supermarkets
  • petrol stations
  • healthcare providers
  • companies involved in making or distributing food, basic goods, and medical supplies.

Ramaphosa promised that provision would be made for “essential transport services to continue, including transport for essential staff and for patients who need to be managed elsewhere”.