South African plan to re-open schools imminent, COVID-19 cases hit 11 350

The plan to resume academic activities is at hand, South Africa records 11 350 COVID-19 cases.

On Tuesday, South Africa confirmed over 11 000 cases of the novel coronavirus pandemic. The Nation News tries to explore the update on the corona pandemic.

Although the record of confirmed cases continues to rise. The Department of Basic Education is preparing to reveal plans to re-open schools.

The Nation News explores the latest updates as the country continues to combat the pandemic.

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Health Minister Dr. Zweli Mkhize has confirmed South Africa has reached 11 350 cases and 206 deaths. He further noted the 698 case increase in the country on Tuesday.

Mkhize made it known in a statement issued by the Health Ministry that SA has recorded 11 350 confirmed cases.

The minister also said that the nation has also lost 206 to the pandemic as it battles against coronavirus.

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The Western Cape province remains at the top of the chart after the number of cases increased to 6 105.

Motshekga is to announce the finalized plan for the reopening of schools. Basic Education Minister announced that she will reveal the date schools are to reopen officially.

Following a statement released by the department, she committed to addressing South Africa on Thursday.

South Africans are to expect details on the final dates and resumption plans for the phase-in approach to re-open schools.

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She further assured SA that the safety of both the teachers and students will be the priority of any decision.

South Africa can expect this during the 3rd Level of the Coronavirus lockdown.

Bheki Cele, Police Minister, lately hinted that the committee calling the shots amid the COVID-19 outbreak could be considered to be dropped to Level 3.

We can only wait to see if the life in South Africa under this level would be different from that of Level 4?


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