SAFM 9AM NEWS BULLETIN

Health Minister, Zweli Mkhize, says stricter lockdown regulations may need to be put in place in coronavirus hotspot areas. The Health Department says Covid19 models predict that Gauteng will - within the coming days - emerge as the next epicentre of the disease in the country. Gauteng has recorded nearly 40-thousand coronavirus cases - of which over nine-thousand have recovered. At least 180 people have died in the province due to Covid19-related illnesses. Mkhize says the National Coronavirus Command Council will consider whether further lockdown restrictions are needed in hotspot regions…