There’s a super variant of Covid-19, and scientists are concerned, especially Professor Tulio De Oliveira, from the KwaZulu-Natal Research and Innovation Sequencing Platform.
The super-variant is believed to have an extremely high number of mutations.
De Oliveira says the government has assembled a team of scientists to take a closer look.
The question now is, will the new COVID-19 variant result in a harder lockdown?
Health Minister Joe Phaahla says the National Coronavirus Command Council will be meeting to discuss the implications.
Meanwhile, Cabinet has extended the National State of Disaster to 15 December.
It says this will continue to assist in the fight against the coronavirus.
In other news – Latest on Man who dragged a girl out of the car – This is what really happened
Social media went abuzz yesterday following the video of a girl who was being dragged out of the Mercedes Benz V-class car.
It ended in tears after the lady wearing a white outfit who goes by the name of Princess Mtetwa on social media platforms was dragged out of the car by the driver. ”Get out of my car, is that how you get money from men,” the driver said as the girl kept on apologizing. Learn More