CORONAVIRUS DAILY DIGEST #63: Court rules lockdown rules ‘invalid’ amid school reopening rows, test backlogs and collapse of local media

On Tuesday, a high court declared lockdown Level 3 and 4 regulations ‘invalid and unconstitutional’. The Western Cape continued to come under fire for its decision to reopen schools on Monday. The Eastern Cape’s response to Covid-19 has been weakened by a huge backlog of test results and healthcare workers who refuse to work or treat Covid-19 patients. And, while local media have seen record-high audience numbers, their revenue continues to dry up....

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Published By: dailymaverick - Wednesday, 3 June