South Africa’s state of disaster extended by another month

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s cabinet has extended South Africa’s national state of disaster by a further month.

In a statement made following a cabinet meeting on Thursday (13 May), it said that the state of disaster will now continue until 15 June 2021.

“The extension considers the need to continue augmenting the existing legislation and contingency arrangements undertaken by organs of state to mitigate against the impact of the disaster on lives and livelihoods,” it said.

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