From next week, there will be a huge spike in fatalities as the coronavirus claims more and more lives.
On Wednesday, Gobela Tumi Motsoeneng, known as Sikhotheni read the bones for Daily Sun and the results are not good.
Sikhotheni said Joburg will be the worst hit. She said it will overtake the Western Cape in infections.
“Joburg is going to lead very soon. From next week, there are going to be many deaths in Joburg,” she said.
“There are some who are currently kept in quarantine but they won’t make it.”
Earlier this week Health Minister Dr. Zweli Mkhize warned on Radio 702 of a spike in Covid-19 infections and deaths this winter. He said they will not hesitate to go back to level 5 if infections exceeded the number of beds in hospitals.
“Many schoolchildren are going to be affected. I also see a lot of people losing their jobs,” Sikhotheni said.
“I see the country, including schools, should go back to level 5 until we get a cure. Without that, it will spread. People are reckless. They don’t see the threat the virus is spreading.”
She said now that alcohol can be sold again it is leading to social gatherings.
“The country is crying for help but there is no solution. There will be many people who don’t understand that they should go back to stage five,” she said.
She said it was important for the government to engage with traditional healers in the fight against the virus.
She warned that people who are roaming around the streets without masks and disregarding the lockdown regulations under alert level 3 are dangerous, to themselves and the people around them.
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As the world continues to fight the unprecedented pandemic of Covid-19, it is no secret that a lot of things have been turned into shambles. The number of Covid-19 fatalities and cases are increasing every day, the unemployment rate is up, and the effects on the economy have been causing headaches to everyone.