- DJ Fresh has accepted government's decision to move Mzansi back to lockdown Level 3
- DJ Fresh accepted the blame for the new Covid-19 lockdown regulations that were introduced on Monday night
- Social media users have agreed with the radio presenter that citizens are to blame for the new rules
DJ Fresh has accepted the blame after government took a decision on Monday night to move the country back to Level 3 in order to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
The country had moved to Level 1 just before the festive season and eased some lockdown regulations to allow citizens to enjoy their holidays and for some businesses to open. However, the rise in the number of Covid-19 infections due to some people not adhering to the lockdown regulations has forced President Cyril Ramaphosa and his Cabinet to impose stricter rules.
The veteran radio personality took to Twitter on Monday night, 28 December after Ramaphosa's address to share his thoughts on his speech. Fresh shared that South Africans had one job to do, which was to adhere to the regulations in order to flatten the curve.
DJ Fresh asked why people were surprised when Ramaphosa announced that Mzansi was moving back to Level 3. Fresh wrote:
"#FamilyMeeting WHY LE MAKALA??? #WeHadONEjob."
During the past few days, videos of people grooving without masks in sight and not practising social distancing have been doing the rounds on social media. Tweeps seemed to agree with DJ Fresh's take on the matter. Check out some of their comments below:
"Really now? All medical systems in the world are being stretched if citizens don't follow the rules. People act normal when the world is facing a once in a century type of pandemic. People need to listen and get used to this abnormality."
"@DJFreshSA that is a good question cause nothing is surprising with what our president said earlier and in actual fact it could have been worse!! Can we just for once listen as a country and move on with life."
"I for one am glad. South Africans are irresponsible and they disregard the rules put in place to protect them, I can vouch for my hood in saying that they do not wear masks and they continue to plan events."
"I don't blame Mr President... People don't want to listen."
"Just one job groootman and we messed up."
"And we failed."
In related news, Briefly.co.za reported that AKA has decided to close his club in Durban due to Covid-19 concerns. Supa Mega took to Twitter on Monday, 28 December and shared that due to safety reasons, he and his partners would close the hip and happening club until 1 January, 2021.
The Fela In Versace rapper expressed that due to rising cases of Covid-19 in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, they'll be closing Cuba BLK till next year. The star also apologised to their customers who had made plans to spend New Year's Eve at the venue. AKA further said:
"We would like to send 1000 apologies to our customers and the people who went out of their way to make Cuba BLK a success. An endless thank you t the Cuba BLK team and our partners for working around the clock to improve the situation towards our 2021 re-opening. It's been a hell of a year but we're getting there. Thank you for understanding."
AKA's fans took to his comment section to commend him for taking the decision.
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