- The Eastern Cape health department has condemned a video, which shows a young man riding an over bed trolley at a hospital facility
- The boy is a learner at Makaula Senior Secondary School in kwaBhaca and tested positive for Covid-19
- He was one of 204 people who tested positive at the school
Twitter user Snazo Gulwa (@Snazo_Gulwa) caused a stir when he shared a video involving a high school learner who tested positive for the coronavirus.
Gulwa explained that the learner attends Makaula Senior Secondary School in kwaBhaca and he was seen riding an over bed trolley while in isolation at the hospital facility.
Briefly.co.za understands that the youngster was one of 204 people who tested positive for the dreaded disease.
The Eastern Cape health department has reportedly condemned the video. Briefly.co.za noted that the tweet received a strong reaction.
The video can be viewed below.
Briefly.co.za gathered that tweeps empathised with the boy and defended his actions.
Snazo Gulwa (@Snazo_Gulwa) said,
"The department says being in quarantine or isolation does not mean people are on holiday. 'While we have noted the learner is energetic and in high spirit, meaning he will easily beat COVID-19, the video is condemned in the strongest words possible'."
Ms_Gupta (@African_Spring) responded,
"Kids are bored. Why is the department stressing about none issues when there's so many real things to stress about in the Eastern Cape?"
KazeKaze (@SBuddha_Kaze) added,
"This must become an ad to show that we can beat covid."
Staying in the same province, Briefly.co.za earlier reported that the Eastern Cape has started to feel the effects of the Covid-19 virus as resources become stretched.
A local doctor said the healthcare system has collapsed and patients are dying in numbers.
In East London, Covid-19 test kits were found on the freeway and the department is investigating.
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