IN QUOTES | Sihle Zikalala on booze ban, unallocated cases & contact tracing in KZN

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KwaZulu-Natal premier Sihle Zikalala expressed support for the reintroduction of the ban on alcohol sales.

KwaZulu-Natal premier Sihle Zikalala said of the 37,287 Covid-19 cases in KwaZulu-Natal, 5% are health care workers.KwaZulu-Natal premier Sihle Zikalala provided an update on the province’s response to Covid-19 on Sunday.

During the media briefing he expressed support for the reintroduction on the ban of the sale and distribution of alcohol.“We reiterate the decision by the national coronavirus command council to ban with immediate effect the sale of alcohol and the introduction of the 9pm to 4am curfew. Since this announcement, our key analysis indicates the decision was correct. We are already seeing some signs of the easing of pressure on our trauma, accidents and emergency units in hospitals.

 

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