South Africa moves to adjusted level 4 lockdown; participants see little impact to ore, cobalt markets

By IM Staff
Published: Monday, 28 June 2021

South Africa will move to an adjusted alert level 4 lockdown for 14 days from Monday June 28, President Cyril Ramaphosa said in an address to the nation on Sunday June 27.

By Susan Zou, Siyi Liu

The move was in response to a massive resurgence of infections and continual mutation of the Covid-19 virus into new variants, according to Ramaphosa.

"The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention reports that a third wave of the disease is underway on the continent....

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