36 people test positive for COVID-19 at the Ballito Rage Festival

1 December 2021, 1:37 PM
Thirty-six people at the Ballito Rage Festival are confirmed to have tested positive for COVID-19. The festival kicked off on Tuesday but was cancelled on Wednesday morning by festival organisers.
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