Dlamini-Zuma extends SA's national state of disaster until 15 September
In a government notice published on Saturday 15 August, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (Cogta) Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said there was a need to "continue augmenting the existing legislation."
The government first declared a national state of disaster in response to the Covid-19 pandemic back in March.
The declaration has been extended and is now valid until 15 September.
An extension of the State of National Disaster could see a prolonged lockdown.
Meanwhile, President Cyril Ramaphosa is set to address the nation about new lockdown regulations at 8pm tonight (Saturday 15 August).