South Africa under lockdown


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South African military personnel are being used to enforce the nation’s mandatory lockdown. There have been reports of homeless people being assaulted by security forces, and clashes between ordinary people and the military.

Meantime, healthcare workers on the ground are working through the crisis amid a struggling healthcare system. CGTN spoke with Dr. Jonathan Macauley, a medical doctor and public health specialist, to understand the problems his country is facing amid the quarantine.