Call to avoid potential Covid-19 super-spreader events as election campaigns heat up

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KZN Premier, Sihle Zikalala.
KZN Premier, Sihle Zikalala.
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KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikalala has urged political parties to avoid potential super-spreader gatherings during election campaigns.

Zikalala was speaking during a media briefing on Wednesday on the latest developments on Covid-19 and the current trends analysis of the pandemic in the province.

Zikalala said that as the country was edging closer to the elections, it was important for people not to lose sight of the fact that Covid-19 was still around and infecting people. “We need to ensure that the gathering of large crowds of people who will stand in queues as they wait for their chance to vote does not turn into Covid-19 super-spreader events.

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