EDITORIAL | ’Tis the season to be vigilant as Covid floors it in the north
Financially, SA does not have much more room to manoeuvre and it can’t afford another hard lockdown
The sharp spike in coronavirus infections in mostly the northern hemisphere as midwinter approaches offers SA a critical cautionary tale of what we could face in a few months.
That is, if we are not careful. But we can save lives and livelihoods if we continue to practise social distancing, wearing masks and sanitising.
A second wave of infections has hit the US, Europe and parts of Asia and, on Wednesday, South Australia announced a six-day lockdown in what it describes as a circuit-breaker to stop the spread of infections. ..