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Ballito Rage cancelled on Day 2 - dozens test positive for Covid

1 December 2021 12:12 PM
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Mandy Wiener
The Midday Report
Ballito Rage

This year's Ballito Rage has been cancelled after 36 people tested positive for Covid-19.

Organisers of the Ballito Rage have cancelled the event on its second day after 32 festivalgoers and four staff members tested positive for Covid-19.

The festival mandated vaccination for all attendees and staff, as well as daily testing.

FILE: Matriculants at a Rage festival party. Picture: Kayleen Morgan/EWN

Last year’s festival was a superspreading event, with more than 840 people contracting Covid-19.

The Plett Rage festival is still scheduled to start on Friday.

South Africa recorded 4373 new Covid-19 cases and 21 deaths over the past 24-hour reporting cycle.

Gauteng accounts for 72% of new infections in South Africa.

This is a breaking news story. More details to follow.




1 December 2021 12:12 PM
Tags:
Mandy Wiener
The Midday Report
Ballito Rage

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