Well being Minister – Zweli Mkhize has sounded a word of warning to the mass, saying a attainable COVID-19 resurgence might happen because the nation strikes to lockdown degree one.
The warning comes after the current document of circumstances which at present is at 661,221, whereas the demise toll is at 15,953.
Mkhize stated the nation continues to be battling with coronavirus regardless of the current transfer to degree one.
“South Africans must know that degree 1 will not be like every little thing is over. It’s simply to say let’s strive rebuild the financial system, let’s strive construct our social and non secular traditions and every little thing. Now we have to attempt to deliver ourselves to normality. That’s all it means, however it’s a new normality. It’s not the identical as earlier than,” Mkhize stated on Monday.
“There’s a pre-Covid world and a post-Covid world. We are actually within the post-Covid world. Now we have to ensure we take precautions as a result of infections can resurge. We should not lose the message and be complacent. Now we have to proceed the struggle and due to this fact the containment measures stay in place.”
Mkhize additionally cautioned that there was a surge within the variety of weekly infections.
“We’re not out of the woodens,” he stated.
“We’re trying to find a vaccine. We are able to’t relaxation earlier than we get a vaccine.”