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Police Minister Bheki Cele says they will be intensifying roadblocks across the country in order to enforce the nationwide lockdown regulations.

2020-03-28 09:23:00 AM

Police Minister Bheki Cele says they will be intensifying roadblocks across the country in order to enforce the nationwide lockdown regulations.

Police Minister Bheki Cele says they will be intensifying roadblocks across the country in order to enforce the nationwide lockdown regulations.

Image: SABC News , SABC NewsThere have been at least 172 roadblocks across the country with 24-thousand personnel deployed as the lockdown continues.Police Minister Bheki Celesays they will be intensifying roadblocks across the country in order to enforce the nationwide lockdown regulations.

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There have been at least 172 roadblocks across the country with 24 000 personnel deployed as the lockdown continues.Cele says arrested people are kept at police stations, in different provinces.He’s also emphasised the importance of ensuring that those who are arrested are kept healthy.

In the video below, Cele cautions offenders to adhere to the lockdown restrictions: COVID-19 cases continue to climbHealth Minister Zweli Mkhize confirmed on Friday that the country has over 1100 cases confirmed cases 0f COVID-19 and one of those patients has died.

The fatality occurred in the Western Cape.Below is the timeline of South Africa’s COVID-19 cases:During the lockdown period, the Home Affairs Department will only issue temporary identity documents, temporary birth certificates and death certificates. No passports and marriage certificates will be issued.

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Our safety is paramount here.. Let help the government to fight this virus.. We can do it together as a community resposibiliy... 100% in support of the General, They must go and drink in their fathers house. Enough is enough intensify the operation and deal with them. Their ignorancy is going to cost the state dearly.

Cele should not be a hypocrite. . If he arrests ppl or his police and soldiers follow his instructions to arrest.. We expect proper measures to be followed Gloves Masks Social distancing Stop toying with ppls lives No tym fo jokes Please give ur reporters protective jackets for the own safety one of them was nearly shot in jhb

Qinisa Bab Cele. Sikhathele amahlongandlebe. And in Townships They shuld guard our yards Good news..they should use force on them..look at what is happening in Italy and Spain Applaud to S.A. police and all security agencies.. I want to report to you guys that Estern Cape Its not practicing this lock down..

WHO IS BEKI CELE,,seem to me his lack of knowledge of this virus,is to make normal citizens CRIMINALS,,get your PRESIDENT TO KNOW THE SOLUTION,,AWE That was supposed to be displayed day 1 unfortunately our people they didn't even get a chance to be educated about the virus uqobo, abayazi 💔 They should try also in Diepsloot coz pple there they are taking it like it's a holiday no police visibility

Bopa polisa We need to stop him allowing the police to assault people with immunity. He is evading our constitutional rights. We need to go to court.

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South Africa records first deaths as a result of Covid-19'These two deaths occurred in the Western Cape. One at a private hospital and the other at a public hospital,” Mkhize said in a statement. ...and so it begins. It's here Nkosi yam! Yibanenceba kuthi 21daylockdownSA gautenggov

South Africa has one Covid-19 death, NOT two - Health MinisterSouth Africa has only one confirmed death from Covid-19, the Health Minister Zweli Mkhize clarified late on Friday. He has explained the confusion: VAR disallowed 🤨

South Africa has one Covid-19 death, NOT two - Health MinisterSouth Africa has only one confirmed death from Covid-19, the Health Minister Zweli Mkhize clarified late on Friday. He has explained the confusion: Hes arguing over onevdeath... clearly clueless

Ugandan police shoot two people for violating restrictions during Covid-19 outbreakOn Thursday police and soldiers in the capital beat fruit vendors, marketgoers and people in bars with batons in a bid to disperse people gathering in groups.

KZN man infected with Covid-19 'knowingly and willingly' spread potentially fatal disease, police sayA Ladysmith salon owner who tested positive for coronavirus has been charged with attempted murder for continuing to work at his business and disregarding an instruction to self-quarantine. South Africa What’s his name? Good some people are inconsiderate 🤔