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With the reduction in cases of Covid-19 in the country, the President has announced that there will be a relaxation in the national lockdown measures that are in place across the country. We have the details of the relaxed restrictions and the news lockdown level.


On Sunday night, President Cyril Ramaphosa took to the podium as he announced changes to the National Lockdown regulations. These included a new curfew, lockdown level and a few other things so keep reading for all the details.


On Sunday, the President announced that the youth of South Africa, aged 18 to 34, will be eligible for the vaccine in September. The number of vaccination sites is set to increase with the online vaccine registration service also seeing improvements soon.


With target numbers nearing a million for the vaccinations in the education sector, these inoculations could then not be finished on time. The Department of Basic Education has now announced that they'll be extending the deadline.


Amid the rapidly rising number of Covid-19 cases in South Africa despite the adjusted alert level 3 lockdown, President Cyril Ramaphosa hints that a national address will be taking place soon. 


With the President engaging in a National Coronavirus Command Council meeting and the country suffering under the weight of the second wave, conversations of a lockdown level 5 being implemented seems to fill the air. Here's what we do know.


There is little cause for celebration this year, says President Cyril Ramaphosa. He was addressing the country in the latest national address in what have come to be known as 'Family Meetings'.

Nearly 27 000 South Africans are known to have died from Covid-19 and the number of new infections continues to arise. The President painted a bleak picture of the state of the health system in the country in what looked like the introduction to stricter lockdown measures.

Full Details of the new restrictions


The President has revealed who will be first in line to get the vaccine once it's ready. He also spoke on when we can expect the vaccine to be completed and ready to be distributed. This family meeting, although not as harsh, was definitely one which was needed.


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