- Somizi decided to talk about the importance of spreading the right info about the coronavirus
- Before he did that though, he entertained fans with some singing about the virus
- The entertainer also called on the government to deal with the matter as if they were trying to get votes for the elections
Somizi is known for being a goofy and funny entertainer and it comes as no surprise that he sang about the coronavirus.
Although he was lighthearted about the situation, he knows the importance of taking the dreaded virus seriously.
He belted out a song and followed it up with a message to his fans, calling on them to spread accurate news about the fast-spreading virus.
Somizi is particularly worried about the people who do not have access to social media and televisions for information.
He asked his fans to go to everyone they know who might be misinformed.
"Go to them. Assist them with information to clarify some of the myths surrounding the disease. We don’t want people to be paranoid, or even worse, start to believe myths like it only affects rich people."
The entertainer also called on the government to act more decisively.
“I urge the Department of Health, Department of Social Development, the Presidency, I plead with you to extend it physically as well, do roadshows, whether it’s mobile announcements, workshops.
"You see how you campaign for the elections... please do the same with the coronavirus awareness. And you want people like myself and other personalities for free... no one should be paid for this. We are all in this together."
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za reported that President Ramaphosa spoke out about the coronavirus pandemic in his weekly letter to South Africa.
The president said the very existence of the country is being put to the test amid the outbreak:
"There comes a time in the affairs of a country when, in the face of the most formidable of challenges, its very existence as a nation is put to the test. The coronavirus pandemic continues to spread at a relentless pace across the globe.
"As nations of the world we find ourselves in the same fight: to contain the virus, to protect the lives of our people, and to fortify our economies against the inevitable disruption to manufacturing, productivity, growth and employment."
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