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Bare-faced lies: ‘I forgot it’, ‘I don’t get sick – it’s the weed I smoke’

These were just some of the excuses from Johannesburg residents when asked why they weren’t wearing masks

Alexandra, Randburg and Sandton are among Gauteng’s Covid-19 hotspots, but a walk through these areas revealed apathy towards preventive measures.

Excuses for not wearing masks ranged from “I forgot it at home” to “I won’t get sick because I smoke weed”.

Sunday Times Daily visited these areas to see if people were adhering to Covid-19 protocols...

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