COVID: South Africa gradually ‘returns to normalcy’
05 March 2022 | 1:13 pm
The world was shocked when the Omicron variant was discovered in South Africa last year. But life is almost back to normal there. The government has lifted most lockdown restrictions, and tourists are flocking back.
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