Five Things You Need To Know As You Wake Up: KZN officially in fourth wave

Five Things You Need To Know As You Wake Up: KZN officially in fourth wave

COVID-19 daily infections are on the rise.

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If you feel like you have missed out on some news over the weekend, we have five top stories for you to get back on track here. 

1.

Hijackers have been using the rock-throwing trick over bridges to trap motorists. 

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This has led to the eThekwini Municipality to hint at the re-installation of bridge patrollers to avert any further rock-throwing incidents. Several innocent motorists have been killed by people tossing rocks over bridges. 

Please stay vigilant especially during this festive season and report hot spots. 

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2.

A reward of R100,000 has been offered for “information leading to the recovery of Werner Kok’s Blitzbokke jerseys,” after he was robbed earlier this week. If you have any information please email - [email protected].
Sevens legend Werner Kok
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3.

Fashion magazine ELLE is banning fur from the pages of all its international editions in a move to support animal welfare and reflect changing tastes. 

What a progressive move! 

Elle will soon be fur-free in terms of both editorial content and advertising
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4.

A bomb disposal team was called to an English hospital last week after a man arrived with an unexploded WWII mortar stuck in his bum. The patient was a military enthusiast and had the round as part of a private collection. 

He claims it happened by accident. Hospital staff were able to remove the mortar from the patient. 

“They confirmed it was not live and therefore not a danger to the public.”

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5.

Finally, with the rise in COVID-19 cases in the country, KwaZulu-Natal Premier Sihle Zikala says the province has officially entered its fourth wave of COVID-19 infections. 

This is after it recorded significant increases in daily infection rates as well as the number of people requiring hospitalisation and intensive care unit (ICU) beds. 

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In this case, we hope that you are yours will stay safe - keep a social distance, wash your hands, and wear your mask at all times. 

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