S. Africans urged to ignore rumours of changes to lockdown rules
Head of the GCIS, Phumla Williams, said that the NCCC would meet on Tuesday, 29 June 2021, to discuss measures to curb the spread and devastation of the COVID virus in the country.
JOHANNESBURG – Head of Government Communications, Pumla Williams, has urged South Africans to ignore messages about a looming change in coronavirus lockdown rules.
Some citizens have received voice notes and texts claiming that an announcement of a stricter lockdown by President Cyril Ramaphosa was imminent.
Williams tweeted on Friday morning that the national coronavirus command council, which discusses any changes to the rules, would meet on Tuesday, 29 June 2021.
Please ignore any message doing the rounds on any level changes. NCCC is only scheduled to meet next week 29thphumla williams (@mirriamp) June 25, 2021