South Africa President kick Against Alcohol As Remedy for Spread Coronavirus


South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa has restricted the sales and distribution of Alcohol in South Africa which was believed to reduce the spread of Coronavirus in the country.

Speaking with the nationally television on Sunday night 12 July, he said "in the midst of our national effort to fight against this virus there are a number of people who have taken to organising parties, drinking alcohol and some walk around in crowded spaces without nose masks.

The wearing of nose masks outdoors has made compulsory in the country, as the results of coronavirus increasing more than 10,000 cases for several days and the latest daily increase was 13,500 cases.

He also said, the top health officials have warned of impending shortages of hospital beds and oxygen as south Africa reaches a peak of Coronavirus cases.


  • Some hospital have to turn away patients because all their beds are full, according to the record south Africa counts for 40 percent of all the confirmed cases in Africa with 276,242.


An increase of 12,058 in a day has recorded 4,079 deaths, 25 percent of which have been in the past week. While the surge of infections has been expected, the force and the speed with which it has progressed has quite understandably caused great concern.

South Africa has rapid increase in Covid-19 cases and has made it one of the world's centres for COVID-19.

As it is ranked as the 9th country most affected by the disease, 40 percent of all the confirmed cases in Africa and 4,000  deathsfrom Coronavirus.

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