Amid fears of a new wave of Covid-19 infections and clusters of outbreaks emerging in bars and pubs, liquor manufacturers such as SAB and Heineken have stopped supplies to 44 Western Cape alcohol outlets.

It emerged earlier in October that almost 90 Covid-19 infections were linked to an event at a popular Cape Town bar during which it is believed basic health protocols such as mask wearing, social distancing and limiting the number of patrons to 50% of capacity were not observed. Some of those infected include matric pupils who might now have to wait until 2021 to write their final exams.

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