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South Africa closes land borders


By Abba Gwale

South African country will close its land borders for travellers from now to 15th February, in his effort to curtail the spread of COVID-19 says South African President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Ramaphosa said Coronavirus is hitting the country hard because the number of new cases is increasing more than the first wave, he said in a televised program. He also said burial ceremonies are one of the factors spreading the virus in the country.

Ramaphosa said in this year of 2021, the country recorded 190,000 cases of COVID-19 pandemic and almost 15,000 are currently in hospital.

The country will also communicate new directives with due time.


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