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South African Troops to Enforce Quarantine in Largest Mobilization Since Apartheid Era

HeadlineApr 23, 2020

South Africa has deployed an additional 70,000 troops to enforce a nationwide lockdown, which began four weeks ago. It’s the largest internal deployment of South African troops since the end of apartheid in 1994. At least 65 people have died of COVID-19 in South Africa, which has more than 3,600 confirmed cases. 

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