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President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa is visiting the Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation COVID-19 Command Center at Rand Water in Johannesburg, where he will be briefed on the operations of the center in response to the outbreak, his office said in a statement received by TODAY NEWS AFRICA in Washington D.C.
The Command Center was initiated flowing from the President’s announcement of the country being in a State of National Disaster due to the onset of the coronavirus, thus the need for urgent responses to the pandemic.
The Ministry of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation has been tasked with a responsibility of ensuring that there is water for all communities in order to flatten the curve and to stop the spread of the virus.
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Minister Lindiwe Sisulu will lead the Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation team that will brief the President on the operations of the Command Centre.