IFA Fair Zim Hotel & Resort Pty Ltd, which owns Fairmont Zimbali Hotel and Resort, said the lockdown and closure of borders had eroded its revenue base.
Sources who attended a Presidential Coordinating Council meeting claim Cyril Ramaphosa will announce a move to level 1 lockdown.
John Steenhuisen further called for the lifting of lockdown restrictions “entirely and immediately,” except for mass gatherings in confined places.
Revised seroprevalence models of detected and undetected COVID-19 cases indicate that 20 percent of South Africa’s population may have been infected.
Auditor-General Kimi Makwetu says the government’s COVID-19 relief package has been implemented in a “weak control environment.”
Tourism Minister Mmamokolo Kubayi-Ngubane has urged restaurants to continue adhering to COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols.
Many companies that won COVID-19 PPE tenders did not have previous experience in the PPE business, SARS Commissioner Edward Kieswetter said.
The SIU Special Tribunal has frozen 40 bank accounts allegedly linked to an “irregular” PPE contract issued by the Gauteng Department of Health.
Businesses are reluctant to take on additional debt, leading to low demand for South Africa’s R200b COVID-19 loan guarantee scheme.
Confidence in President Cyril Ramaphosa’s handling of COVID-19 has taken a pounding, according to a new survey by HSRC and University of Johannesburg.