Concern as matrics arrive in KZN’s Ballito for Rage event

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File image: Matrics arrive in Ballito for the annual Rage event.
File image: Matrics arrive in Ballito for the annual Rage event.
Lulama Zenzile

Despite the emergence of the Omicron Covid-19 variant and calls to cancel the event, thousands of matric leavers are arriving on the North Coast for the Ballito Rage.

Festival organisers said the event will go ahead with strict Covid-19 protocols in place from Tuesday, wrapping up on December 5.

The event was slated as a Covid-19 super-spreader last year with 848 positive cases — 846 of which were festival goers and two festival staff. However, the organisers of Ballito Rage, G&G Productions, said the event will go ahead with a strict no-vaccination, no-entry policy.

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