COVID-19 in SA: Cases drop below 1,000; the lowest in months

1,000 new coronavirus infections have been recorded in South Africa, which is the bottom every day file in three months.

Nevertheless, the Well being Division nonetheless warns that the nation needs to be aware of a second wave.

In Africa, South Africa is the hardest-hit nation, recording over half of the continent’s greater than 1.3 million coronavirus instances.

However there was a lower within the variety of new infections with a median file of 12,000 in July.

On Monday, South Africa had a file of 854 new instances which took the entire quantity to 639,362. This was in accordance with the report from the Well being Division in a single day.

It additionally recorded 115 extra COVID-19 associated deaths, which took the entire dying toll to fifteen,004.

We’re inspired to see some key indicators displaying enchancment within the state of the South African pandemic,” Mkhize mentioned in an announcement on Friday.

However he cautioned that “the specter of a second wave stays very actual.”



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