Government action to lift Covid-19 rules positive for South African economy

South Africa may face Covid deregulation, but the question remains: is the country ready for it? According to a letter from Health Minister Dr. Joe Fahl sent out by the MEC, the country is out of the fifth wave and may consider lifting Covid-19 rules. The minister’s spokesman, Dr. Tshvale, said the document was confidential and intended for consultation between the minister and his cabinet colleagues. “It [from] consensus with MEC that Minister make recommendations to National Coronavirus Command Council [NCCC] and office,” he said. Cape Town Mayor Jordin Hill-Lewis said the claim was true and the city welcomed the national…