- South Africans are furious after it was revealed that Covid-19 test swabs had been dumped down a drain
- The pictures were posted online by Yusuf Abramjee and social media users have reacted with condemnation
- This has resulted in some social media users bringing the reliability of Covid-19 stats into question
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South Africans are not happy, in fact, they are furious after a bag full of Covid-19 test swabs were found. The bag had been dumped in a drain in Vorna Valley, Midrand.
Photos of the bag and test swabs were posted on Twitter by Yusuf Abramjee (@Abramjee) and he captioned the post with the following:
"Covid-19 test swabs found in a drain in Vorna Valley Midrand. @GautengHealth @JacobMamaboloSA"
South Africans reacted with fury to the news with some questioning if any stats from the government were reliable.
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Here are some reactions to the post:
"After going through so much pain in your nose, then this."
"Who must be blamed when something like this happens?"
"The Covid-19 curve is very well managed! Yes, you have to make the curve drop hence the drop of the testing samples. How much percentage has gone below the carpet like these ones?"
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Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that SA is recording fewer new Covid-19 infections and a shift to Level 2 of the national lockdown may be on the cards.
Briefly.co.za explores the latest updates on the pandemic which continues to plague the nation. South Africa may well be moving to more relaxed lockdown restrictions with President Cyril Ramaphosa expected to make an announcement soon.
This comes as the country records declining new infections amid the pandemic with the recovery rate remaining high. In other news, Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has hinted that South Africans have good reason to be optimistic this week.
The nation, according to the minister, has seen the lowest number of Covid-19 infections since June with only 3 700 new cases recorded during the past day.
In addition to this, the total number of new cases reported are declining on a weekly basis with fewer new patients than in previous months noted thus far.
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