Following the announcement by the President of the Republic of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa last night (March 15, 2020), on the measures that will be implemented by government to mitigate the spread of the Covid-19 commonly referred to as the Corona Virus. A national state of disaster in terms of the Disaster Management Act, has been declared.
Government has encouraged social distancing and therefore prohibits the
gathering of 100 people or more, as part of the measures put in place to
counter the spreading of the virus. In the result all Rustenburg Local Municipality activities, including all scheduled public meetings have been postponed until further notice. This in compliance to the directive which was communicated by the President following the cabinet meeting.