- As 2021 looks like a repeat of 2020, Mzansi looked back at where all this Covid-19 madness started in South Africa
- A Twitter user, @whenpeoplezol, posted a simple sentence on the social media platform which gave people all sorts of feels
- Social media users shared their reactions to the chilling announcement of South Africa's first positive Covid-19 case
As South Africa entered 2021, firm in the grip of Covid-19 as swept the country in a second wave, South Africa took a look back at the country's first positive diagnosis of the virus.
@whenpeople_zol posted a simple sentence on Twitter which gave South African feels on a whole bunch of different levels when they were reminded of the first case of Covid-19 on SA shores.
“The patient is a 38 year-old male who travelled to Italy with his wife”
Here are some reactions as social media users looked back at that fateful day when South Africa experienced its first positive Covid-19 case.
"I believe the virus was around long before this statement was made."
"They better keep him anonymous cause only God knows what I'm thinking in my head."
"I bet he went on another vacation with his wife and brought us the 2nd wave."
"'The situation is under control' after 20days 'The Country will be under Lock down" from there "you'll be arrested for not wearing a mask" Ra tla ra di bona."
Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that a WHO mission to China has been cut short, while Police Minister Bheki Cele issues a warning to Mzansi. Briefly.co.za explores the latest updates on the Covid-19 pandemic.
A WHO mission to China relating to the virus has been met with difficulties after the team was denied entry into the country.
Meanwhile, Police Minister Bheki Cele has issued a warning to South Africans amid the lockdown.
Police Minister Bheki Cele has given SA a clear warning: Comply with lockdown regulations or go to jail.
The politician is currently visiting towns along the west coast to ensure compliance with Covid-19 restrictions.
eNCA reports that community leaders have complained about a lack of visible policing, with many residents reportedly thwarting regulations.
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