#PODCAST: Health Minister discussing the possibility of government reimplementing the ban on alcohol sales

By Newsbreak Producer Hoosen Ebrahim - South Africans need to play their part is providing awareness, while understanding the harms of alcohol abuse and irresponsible drinking. This is the call made by Health Minister Dr. Zweli Mkhize, reacting to the concern raised by health officials. They report that trauma cases have increased by over 300% since the introduction of alcohol sales in the country. Employees at government hospitals claim that the same equipment used to treat irresponsible drinking habits, could then be redirected to COVID-19 patients. Speaking to Newsbreak, Mkhize says if these shocking numbers continue to rise, government could move back to re-ban sale of alcohol...