A 27-year-old medical student has been recognised for his work in fighting crime in Chatsworth, south of Durban. Since completing his studies at the Anhui Medical University in China, Tyronne Naidoo has been praised for his outstanding work, not just during COVID-19 pandemic, but for the last two years. Naidoo says he is spurred on to volunteer his time in crime-fighting because of the number of patients he sees being victims of crime.
Speaking to Newsbreak Lotus FM, Tyronne also cautions residents to be mindful that COVID-19 is still around, so everyone needs to keep their guard up.
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Could South Africa see a second wave of COVID-19?
The World Health Organisation has expressed concern following a six per cent increase in COVID-19 cases in South Africa in the past seven days, despite a two-per cent decrease in the number of infections on the African continent. South Africa is one of 16 countries that have shown an increase. The South African authorities earlier warned that the country could see a devastating resurgence of COVID-19 if all the protocols are not observed as the country relaxes lockdown regulations.
In other news, a member of the African National Congress (ANC) Provincial Executive Committee and his stepson appeared at the Nelspruit Regional Court in Mpumalanga, facing charges of rape. It is alleged that the two suspects raped two eight-year-old girls who are biological daughters of the ANC executive member. SABC Reporter, Mthobisi Mkhaliphi was in court and filed this report.
Source: Newsbreak Lotus