Media Alert: Premier Winde to brief the media on the Western Cape Government’s COVID-19 scenario planning and response

21 April

Today, Premier Alan Winde, together with Health Minister Nomafrench Mbombo and Western Cape Department of Health experts will brief the media on the province’s scenario planning and response preparedness for the global COVID-19 pandemic.

Professor Andrew Boulle, from the Centre for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research based at the UCT School of Public Health and Family Medicine, and Dr Keith Cloete, Head of the Western Cape Government Department of Health, will lead the scenario planning presentation.

The briefing will also include an opportunity for questions.

The press briefing will be held online, live on Premier Alan Winde’s Facebook page.

Members of the media wishing to ask questions will be required to send them to a Whatsapp group which will be created specifically for this purpose. To be added to the group, you must RSVP and send your number to Bianca Capazorio before noon.

NB: Those who were added to the group before, need not resubmit their numbers.

Facebook Live details:

The briefing will begin at 3pm and will be online at at