COVID-19: Soweto residents defy social distancing measures

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In the midst of the lockdown, the hustle and bustle of ordinary days has somewhat quieted in Soweto.

The streets of South Africa’s most famous township are struggling to be completely free. In this historic city’s supermarket, hundreds of people line up to stock up on supplies.

In this queue, social distancing measures have been defied. And yet they are recommended by health authorities.

“I’m worried there’s no police. In all the lines… You can see how long the lines are in this hyperma…

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