Covid-19: South Africa to close schools again as cases rises

Covid-19: South Africa to close schools again as cases rises
As Covid-19 cases rise continuously in South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa is reportedly set to announce the closure of schools again as the Covid-19 cases are on the rise in the Country.
Bloomberg reports, citing anonymous sources, that the South African president may announce the decision in a televised addressed at 8pm in Pretoria on Thursday, July 23.
The Southern African country had closed its schools in March. Since the schools were re-opened on June 1, members of the public have been urging the government to close them again.
South Africa to Close Schools Again as Covid Infections Surge. Presidency, South Africa Source: Twitter Legit.ng gathers that the number of confirmed coronavirus infections in South Africa doubled over the past 17 days to surpass 400,000.
Over 13,000 cases were reported for a second consecutive day on Thursday, bringing the cumulative total to 408,052, the world’s fifth-highest.
The government has forecast that the country is expected to reach its peak-infection rate in the coming weeks. In another version of the report by Mail and Guardian, President Ramaphosa has allegedly announced the closure of public schools for four weeks.
The president said schools would close from July 27 and reopen on August 24.
Covid-19: South Africa to close schools again as cases rises

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