Business for South Africa (B4SA) welcomed President Ramaphosa’s announcement of the enhanced level 3 regulations which will further ease restrictions on economic activities. With the easing of restrictions, the threat remains for infections to increase exponentially. Our goal remains to accelerate the opening of the economy in a way that manages the associated health risks, preserves lives and minimises the long-term economic impact.
Contact tracing is the process of identifying individuals who have come into contact with COVID-19 positive individuals and deploying measures to reduce the spread of infections. Adoption of this practice is critical for slowing the spread of the virus and enable quick identification of individuals to prevent further exposure.
The South African Government is considering the implementation of a national contact tracing and tracking solution and B4SA supports this initiative.
Read more: Contact Tracing Communication