Easter break a concern for a possible third wave of the Covid 19

The Western Cape Education Department dwells on the possibility of a third wave of the coronavirus.

With the easter break approaching the department would like people to remember the importance of adhering to covid 19 regulance. The department said the vaccine is currently being rolled out to healthcare workers, but not enough of us have been vaccinated at this stage to stop the spread of the virus.

Western Cape Health MEC Nomafrench Mbombo said residents must remain vigilant, while restrictions have been eased, the virus has not come to end. The best play to prevent a third wave is for people void crowded areas, continue with the wearing of masks, sanitize constantly, stay within their bubble, leave their homes when it’s an absolute.  The provincial health department also asked that people keep their holiday gatherings small and outdoors, and encourage “at risk” people to stay home.

Mayco member for community services and health, Zahid Badroodien had earlier lamented the increased threats to the City’s environmental health service, who conduct Covid-19 compliance inspections.

He stressed that these are a key focus area as part of the City’s response to the pandemic, and residents should heed their instructions.

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By Everngelista Muza


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