TWO YEARS OF COVID-19
EDITORIAL | As things return to normal, let’s not unmask a backslide
Covid has devastated SA on many levels, so moving forward, let’s be mindful of the hardships we’ve endured
Cast your minds back, if you will, to two years ago. There was a flu-like illness moving through China and it was starting to spread — the novel (or new) coronavirus.
Scientists warned it had the potential to cause chaos, leaving severe illness and death in its wake. But little did we know just how much chaos, illness and death we would see.
On Saturday South Africans will wake up to exactly two years of Covid-19. According to the latest available National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) stats at the time of publication, there have been 3,677,686 officially confirmed infections across SA. There have been 99,458 official deaths...