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COVID-19: Gauteng records second highest deaths

Gauteng has recorded 767 coronavirus-related fatalities, as of Wednesday, 15 July 2020. This means the province, which is already the epicentre of COVID-19, has the second highest number of deaths, after the Western Cape which has recorded 2,467 fatalities. Nationally, the number of infections has exceeded the 300 000 mark to reach a cumulative total of 311 049 confirmed COVID-19 cases, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize also announced. Mkhize has also […]

todayJuly 16, 2020 6


COVID-19: Gauteng surpasses 100,000 cases

Gauteng has become the first province to record 100,000 cases of COVID-19 in the country. This comes after 5,282 new cases of the disease were reported in the province in a single day. By Monday, 13 July 2020, the national count had reached 287,796 with 11,555 new infections recorded. 93 deaths were also reported, bringing the country‚Äôs death toll to 4,172. However, there have been 138,241 recoveries. "The real issue […]

todayJuly 14, 2020 6


COVID-19: SA records biggest hike in cases

South Africa has reached a grim milestone in the COVID-19 pandemic, reporting 3 267 new cases, the biggest single-day spike yet. The total number of coronavirus cases in the country now stand at 40 792. "The number of deaths also increased drastically with 56 people succumbing to the deadly virus. More than 820 000 people have been tested for the virus in the country", Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize said […]

todayJune 5, 2020 10