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...