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25 Jun 2021
5:10 am

‘I’m on my knees’: Makhura pleads with Gauteng as Covid cases surge

Citizen reporter

Gauteng Premier David Makhura is 'begging' residents to be more responsible as Covid-19 case numbers in the province rocket.

Gauteng Premier David Makhura. Picture: Jacques Nelles

Stay at home, don’t go to marches, adhere to regulations and stay away from crowds, pleaded Gauteng Premier David Makhura yesterday, saying he was “on my knees”. “The surge is here, it has not slowed down, the incline is continuing, the only people who can slow it down is the people of our province,” Makhura said. “I am appealing, I am on my knees. I’m really, really, on my knees. If you know someone who is not complying, someone who is leaving home, going to the shop at the slightest provocation, if you know someone who cannot sit at home...