SA economy too fragile to take another body blow of harder lockdown restrictions
Please worship responsibly to ensure Easter's not a super-spreader occasion
In a few days, thousands of South Africans will be travelling to various destinations – places of worship and leisure – as part of celebrating the Easter weekend. This is a difficult time for policy-makers: namely, what to prescribe in the middle of a pandemic.
A year ago, we had moved into the national lockdown to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic or Covid-19. No-one was allowed to move around at night as part of the night-to-dawn curfew; we were asked to stop moving around unnecessarily; we were asked to wash our hands or sanitise them; and places of leisure and worship were asked to close as part of a social distancing regime...
Would you like to comment on this article or view other readers' comments? Register (it’s quick and free) or sign in now.
Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.