The news making round is that the government of President Cyril Ramaphosa may have to impose another lockdown that will be more severe now that a new variant of Coronavirus known as omicron has been discovered. News24 reported that it is very possible that the government will announce the lockdown ahead of the Christmas and festive season to curb the spread of the virus. The foremost news platform wrote this evening on their Twitter handle, “Government may announce more stringent lockdown measures in coming days to curb a resurgence of coronavirus infections and the spread of a new variant, people familiar with the matter said”. South Africans are beginning to react to the information differently. Although the government is yet to announce their plan, people believe that in the next national address, president Cyril Ramaphosa may announce it because the new variant is said to be resistant to the coronavirus vaccine.
The major challenge now is that the people who have been vaccinated are accusing those who are not vaccinated for being responsible for the emerging of these different variants. A Twitter user said that the government must restrict the impending lockdown to only anti-vaxxers who refuse to take the coronavirus vaccine jab, declaring that they are the cause of all these problems of variants. The man noted that unless the government takes this desperate and holistic approach, the economy will continue to go down, and more variants will continue to emerge. The man added, “The government must consider a Lockdown of anti-vaxxers…or else we won't get anywhere, this pandemic will continue to devastated our economy”. However, another person responded, “I am vaxxed too, but this is bonkers. When they were campaigning, they forgot all about Covid-19 and restrictions. The elections are over, and they are starting to find new strains of the virus! Aai man”.
The verbal arguments between the vaccinated people and unvaccinated people have started taking another shape already because many vaccinated people are accusing the unvaccinated as the cause of the variants, and they are responsible for the lockdown. However, the unvaccinated people accuse the vaccinated people of being aggressive. They noted that since the vaccinated people are still getting the virus, they will not accept it. This is why many vaccinated people are angry with them.
Content created and supplied by: Erapoetblog (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More