| Ralph Mathekga | Easter Covid-19 infections: Figures will show if citizens were guilty

Police shut down a street party in Diepkloof, Soweto, over the Easter weekend.

Police shut down a toll road party in Diepkloof, Soweto, over the Easter weekend.

Covid-19 figures after the Easter weekend will give a signal of whether citizens were extra guilty and adhered to regulations, or whether we must brace for a third wave of the pandemic, writes Ralph Mathekga.

The lengthy-awaited Easter lengthy weekend has handed, and an image will almost at the moment launch to emerge of whether South Africans shall be relied on with adhering to measures to defend themselves in opposition to the coronavirus.

South Africa used to be below extra relaxed lockdown regulations at some stage in the Easter weekend, with President Cyril Ramaphosa giving time for citizens to stock up on alcohol earlier than authorities’s regulations banning the sale of alcohol for off-space consumption kicked in. Government is attentive to the irritations precipitated by strict regulations, therefore it decided to steer clear of clamping down on social activities at some stage in the Easter weekend.

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