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Ramaphosa Eases South African Virus Curbs as New Cases Abate

  • Most alcohol restrictions scrapped, curfew hours shortened
  • Country has confirmed more than 1.5 million Covid-19 cases
Drive-in Testing as South Africa Breaches 20,000 Daily Covid-19 Cases
Photographer: Waldo Swiegers/Bloomberg
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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa eased coronavirus restrictions as the rate of new infections dropped, scrapping most limits on alcohol sales, shortening a night-time curfew and permitting larger public gatherings.