President Cyril Ramaphosa’s latest speech to the nation will take place at 8pm, the presidency confirmed on Monday.
The address would be on “developments in relation to the country’s response to the coronavirus pandemic”.
It follows after meetings on Sunday with the national coronavirus command council, the president’s co-ordinating council and a special sitting of the cabinet.
As of Sunday night, there were 860,964 confirmed Covid-19 cases countrywide, of which 7,999 were confirmed in the most recent 24-hour period.
There have also been 23,276 confirmed Covid-19 related fatalities across SA, with 170 of them being reported in the same 24-hour window.