23 April 2020 – Called up military reserves to assist with COVID-19 Response

This item is sourced from COVID-19 Policy Watch co-ordinated by Policy. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Type of Intervention: Emergency government
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Government of South Africa called on reserves in the South African National Defence Force to be put on 25 hour standby for deployment to assist with the COVID-19 response.
Full details here: https://www.gov.za/speeches/defence-reserve-force-call-combat-coronavirus-covid-19-23-apr-2020-0000