It was announced on Sunday afternoon that President Cyril Ramaphosa will address the nation at 8pm.
The address follows meetings of the National Coronavirus Command Council, the President’s Coordinating Council and Cabinet.
Amid warnings of a looming fourth wave of Covid-19 infections heading into the festive season, the Health Department also announced on Thursday that a new variant had been identified in South Africa.
The discovery of the Omicron (B.1.1.529) variant has led to a slew of travel bans, starting with the UK putting the country back on its travel red list.
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