COVID-19: Ramaphosa's address to the nation postponed

COVID-19: Ramaphosa's address to the nation postponed

JOHANNESBURG - President Cyril Ramaphosa will no longer be addressing the nation on Sunday.

Ramaphosa is now expected to make his address on Monday.

The President is currently locked in a meeting with the National Command Council and the meeting is expected to go through the night.

Earlier on Sunday, the president met with ministers and business about the effects of coronavirus on our country.

The number of coronavirus cases in South Africa has risen to 240.

Gauteng still has the most infections, with 16 new cases.

Ramaphosa declared the coronavirus pandemic a national disaster.   

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