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Another lockdown on the cards as Covid-19 second wave washes over Western Cape

1 December 2020 2:32 PM
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Alan Winde
Sanusha Naidoo
Lester Kiewit
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A second wave of Covid-19 infections is taking hold in the province. Should Govt lock down? Are people willing to self-regulate?

Will he, or won’t he?

Nervous Western Cape residents are wondering whether Premier Alan Winde will declare a provincial lockdown later this week when he announces the plan for Covid-19’s resurgence in the province.

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Is another hard lockdown even possible, considering the debatable success of the first one and the economic devastating it created?

Lester Kiewit interviewed political analyst Sanusha Naidoo.

It’s a catch-22… it [second wave of infections] is already happening… Does Government lock down? … Are people willing to self-regulate?

Sanusha Naidoo, political analyst

Politicians are very scared they’ll lose votes…

Sanusha Naidoo, political analyst

Can you implement sections of lockdowns? … A grey area for Premier Winde… The DA has different interpretations…

Sanusha Naidoo, political analyst

Listen to the interview in the audio below.




1 December 2020 2:32 PM
Tags:
Alan Winde
Sanusha Naidoo
Lester Kiewit
Lockdown
COVID-19
covid-19 in western cape
The Midday Report on CapeTalk
second wave
political analysis
COVID-19 second wave
Covid-19 circuit breaker
Covid-19 resurgence
mini lockdown

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