- Ntsiki Mazwai took to social media to share thoughts on the rumoured lockdown
- The media personality believes that Ramaphosa May order a harder lockdown
- This is based on the fact that the country is currently facing a second wave of infections
Ntsiki Mazwai believes that South Africa May have another hard lockdown on the cards. The poet took to social media to pose the question to her fans who weighed in with their thoughts.
“So vele another lockdown is coming?"
Her question comes after South African clocked 1 million Covid-19 cases, prompting rumours that President Ramaphosa was ready to shut down the country once again.
Social media users weighed in with their own thoughts on the matter.
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za previously reported that South Africa is facing the nation's second wave of Covid-19 infections with the added strain of the festive season.
Many are concerned that citizens are failing the implement non-pharmaceutical interventions, prompting the surge of cases.
The South African Medical Association has called for young citizens to face fines or even do community service for failing to wear masks when out in public.
The association maintains that the vast majority of youths are the main culprits failing to adhere to restrictions.
Commenting on the situation, amid the second wave of Covid-19 infections, SAMA head Angelique Coetzee says:
“The majority of young people especially that do not listen … they need to [be] held accountable. So if they are not wearing their masks when they go into shopping centres, they then need to do community service [or] to pay a fine. That is something we need to look at.”
SAMA has called for this to form part of the Level 2 lockdown restrictions that it wants the state to implement.
In other news, the Gift of the Givers has come to the rescue of Eastern Cape hospitals amid the province's surge of Covid-19 infections.
The group has donated more than 900 oxygen machines as the nation crosses the one million case threshold in the pandemic. Found Dr Imtiaz Sooliman says that the oxygen machines were designed to the required specifications.
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