Cabinet statements

Cabinet approves several changes to the Adjusted Alert Level 1 COVID-19 regulations

30 December 2021

A special Cabinet meeting held earlier today, 30 December 2021, has approved several changes to the Adjusted Alert Level 1 COVID-19 regulations.

This follows meetings of the National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC) and the President’s Coordinating Council (PCC), which received updates on the management of the current 4th wave of COVID-19 in South Africa, which is mainly driven by the Omicron variant. 

COVID-19 Update

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Statement on the Cabinet Meeting of Wednesday, 24 November 2021

25 November 2021
1. Vaccination against the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic
1.1. Cabinet was pleased that over 260 000 people vaccinated during the second Vooma Vaccination Weekend held countrywide from 12 to 14 November 2021.   
1.2. We must remember that the virus has not been eradicated and vaccination protects us from serious illness, hospitalisation or death.
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Statement on the virtual Cabinet Meeting of Wednesday, 18 August 2021

19 August 2021

A. Issues In The Environment

1. Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Social Relief of Distress (SRD) Grant
1.1. Cabinet is conscious of the hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent public violence in some parts of KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng. In this regard, it reminded South Africans that applications for the country’s COVID-19 SRD Grant to support people who have no income opened on Friday, 6 August 2021. 

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