Between 17 and 27 March 2020, Mars will connect with both Jupiter and Pluto. Mars is exalted in Capricorn and this supports the need to act decisively to contain and slow down the spread of this virus. It is important to flatten the curve of new infections which are growing exponentially. We do not need to overwhelm our health care system with an additional burden in this time of crisis.
And so last night on 23 March, President Ramaphosa announced that SA would be in lockdown from Thursday 26 March at midnight for 21 days. Only food and medical trips would be allowed and the people of SA have been asked to stay at home.