COVID-19 will stay for some time, warns Ramaphosa

COVID-19 will stay for some time, warns Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa says we are nowhere near the end of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Cyril Ramaphosa
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Ramaphosa made the remarks on Wednesday night during a virtual Presidential Imbizo on coronavirus

He interacted with a number of residents on challenges in society. 

"Coronavirus is part of our lives at the moment, and it will continue to be so for some time to come. 

"We must accept this reality, as many people around the world are accepting that they must accept that we have to live with this virus until a vaccine is found. 

"We have all seen images being circulated, and this is the worrying part, images being circulated of people having parties and social gatherings," he says. 

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On Gender-Based Violence, Ramaphosa says it's a pandemic that we have got to defeat. 

"There are a number of actions that we need to take not only to defeat the coronavirus but also to defeat fender based violence. We must and will build a more just and equal society where we respect one another."

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