Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga has provided an update on the closure of SA schools as Coronavirus infections continue to rise. South Africa confirmed at least 381,798 Covid- 19 cases and 5,368 deaths to date.

Motshekga has promised to provide SA with a ‘consensus’ position on whether or not schools will be closing. The minister said that Cabinet had the final say as far as the closure of schools is concerned: “We will definitely come with a consensus position as soon as Cabinet has given approval.