4 400 new COVID-19 cases and 94 new deaths, 42 of them in the Eastern Cape have been recorded in the past 24 hours.
Meanwhile, President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared the Nelson Mandela Bay a COVID-19 hot spot.
The following restrictions will apply as a result, from midnight:
- 10pm to 4am curfew
- The sale of alcohol from retail outlets will only be permitted between 10am and 6pm from Monday to Thursday
- Alcohol consumption in public spaces, such as beaches and parks, is strictly forbidden
- Gatherings, including religious gatherings may not be attended by more than 100 people for indoor events and 250 for outdoor events.
- All post-funeral gatherings are prohibited
Provincial Breakdown – Positive Cases
|PROVINCE||CASES (AS OF 03 DECEMBER 2020)||% TOTAL|
|Eastern Cape||132 149||16,5|
|Free State||59 173||7,4|
|North West||34 955||4,4|
|Northern Cape||23 308||2,9|
|Western Cape||135 645||16,9|
Breakdown of Global Cases
|REGION||CASES (AS OF 03 DECEMBER 2020)|
|America||27 145 021|
|Europe||19 291 035|
|South-East Asia||10 925 282|
|Eastern Mediterranean||4 184 748|
|Africa||1 520 631|
|Western Pacific||897 634|
|Total||63 965 092|
Source – World Health Organisation
** If you think you have been exposed to the COVID-19, please call the government’s 24-hour hotline on 0800 029 999 or visit https://sacoronavirus.co.za/ for more information.
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