He spoke to ENCA and says all systems are in place to deal with the expected 5th wave.
Cloete says the sudden increase in Covid-19 infections, recorded in the past few days, should not be a cause for alarm.
This past weekend, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases said the country’s test-positivity rate reached the 22% mark, with Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, and the Western Cape recording the majority of new infections.
Cloete says newer versions of the Omicron variant are responsible for this surge in new infections.
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- Transitional regulations, in place for the next 30 days, can be challenged in court.
- Covid-19 pandemic had a severe negative impact on the mental health of adolescent girls and young women.
- South Africans who suffered adverse reactions after receiving a Covid-19 vaccine can claim financial compensation.
1/4 The @WesternCapeGov has submitted its comments on the four sets of Draft Regulations to the National Department of Health. The WC Cabinet accordingly agreed that the Draft Health Regulations as published are NOT supported
— Premier Alan Winde (@alanwinde) April 14, 2022
I welcome the announcement by the President that the National Disaster will finally end. This is a long-overdue announcement which will help us in the fight against the 2nd pandemic of joblessness.
— Premier Alan Winde (@alanwinde) April 4, 2022