Coronavirus: Government needs to ditch the paternalistic approach to prevent flouting of Covid-19 regulations

When President Cyril Ramaphosa eased lockdown restrictions, his message was clear: individuals had to take responsibility for fighting Covid-19. But as the country hurtles towards its peak infection rate, the health system is at risk of being overwhelmed because people are flouting regulations and ignoring guidelines. As more and more people put their loved ones at risk, the government's ability to arrest the downward spiral is continually diminished....

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Published By: dailymaverick - Wednesday, 1 July