The president of the country Cyril Ramaphosa was scheduled to address the nation on a live broadcast on Sunday evening. The address was moved to Monday 23 January.
Jackson Mthembu, the Minister in the Presidency, said the address will be on Monday. Mthembu said it will not be fair to address the nation late in the night.
Meanwhile, there are rumours of a total country shutdown, the president spokesperson Khusela Diko says the president is not set to announce a lockdown.
Ramaphosa met various business leaders for ‘consultation’ and was set to give further directions to the country’s growing number of coronavirus.
The department of health announced a staggering 274 confirmed cases as of Sunday 22 March 2020.
Ramaphosa will address the nation in a message that will be broadcast on radio, television, and online live streams likely on Monday morning.