Here’s what is happening in and affecting South Africa today:
Coronavirus: Global Covid-19 infections have hit 43.1 million confirmed, with the death toll reaching 1,155,000. In South Africa, there have been 891 new cases, taking the total reported to 716,759. Deaths have reached 19,008 (a daily increase of 40), while recoveries have climbed to 646,721, leaving the country with a balance of 51,030 active cases.
- Lockdown impossible: Economists and analysts say that another hard lockdown in South Africa will be an impossible situation – which could lead to ‘state violence’….