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Yves Vanderhaeghen
Yves Vanderhaeghen

One million cases. What a milestone to reach. The rapid rise in the number of Covid cases is starting to touch not just the health care workers who have to deal with the tsunami, but every South African.

Every conversation is now peppered with anecdotes of friends, family and acquaintances who have caught the virus, and an increasing number are now having to write RIP on Facebook notices and WhatsApp messages as notifications come through of deaths.

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