Here’s what is happening in and affecting South Africa today:
Coronavirus: Global Covid-19 infections have hit 21.9 million confirmed, with the death toll reaching 775,000. In South Africa, there have been 2,258 new cases, taking the total reported to 592,144. Deaths have reached 12,264 (an increase of 282), while recoveries have climbed to 485,468, leaving the country with a balance of 94,412 active cases.
Load shedding: Stage 2 will again be implemented from 09h00 until 22h00 today.
- Mixed market: Illegal booze and cigarettes are here to stay, says market research firm…