The President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the country yesterday night. South Africa is on day 48 of its national lockdown.These were the key points:

-Lockdown has strengthened capacity of our health systems

-9 million screenings and 370 thousand tests done so far

-Vulnerable households have been supported during lockdown

-Uif has paid out over R11 billion to 2 million workers

-Covid19 loan guarantee scheme is processing applications

-3 million South Africans have applied for R350 special grant

-Solidarity fund has raised R2,7 Billion in commitments

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