Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has provided further information about the country’s planned move to a level 3 lockdown from 1 June.
Presenting to the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) on Tuesday (26 May), Dlamini-Zuma said that government’s risk-adjusted approach to the lockdown is now focused on two criteria:
- The rate of coronavirus infections; and
- Government’s health-system readiness.
Dlamini-Zuma said that it would also be these two criteria would determine how districts move between lockdown levels.