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More court cases are coming, particularly relating to the cigarette ban - DA

25 May 2020 1:34 PM
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We must now try and rescue what's left of the economy, says Democratic Alliance (DA) leader John Steenhuisen.

The Democratic Alliance (DA) is grateful that the government is reopening the economy, says its leader, John Steenhuisen.

Now, he says, we must try and rescue what’s left of it.

FILE: DA leader John Steenhuisen. Picture: Sethembiso Zulu/EWN.

Steenhuisen says he’s concerned that the country has left it too late.

We may be staring at an economic depression… millions of South Africans have lost their jobs…

John Steenhuisen, leader - Democratic Alliance (DA)

The DA supports the hotspot approach “provided it’s backed up by testing and tracing in far bigger numbers, and much quicker turnaround times in getting the test results.”

Steenhuisen says the party is going ahead with all its court bids.

… and I have no doubt there will be more cases down the line, particularly relating to the irrational banning of tobacco.

John Steenhuisen, leader - Democratic Alliance (DA)

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Clement Manyathela interviewed Steenhuisen.

Listen to the interview in the audio below.


25 May 2020 1:34 PM
Tags:
Democratic Alliance
DA
John Steenhuisen
Clement Manyathela
Coronavirus
Lockdown
COVID-19
Covid-19 testing
coronavirus in South Africa
covid-19 in south africa
cigarette ban
ban on cigarette sales
cigarette sale ban
midday report
lockdown level 3
hotspot
covid-19 hotspot
covid-19 tracing

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