Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on Thursday announced that South Africa has recorded 13 674 new Covid-19 infections, taking the cumulative total of confirmed cases to 238 339. | azarrahk
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has announced that South Africa has recorded 13 674 new Covid-19 infections, taking the cumulative total of confirmed cases to 238 339.Read more: News24 »
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Covid-19 cases in Africa pass a half-million mark, SA now a new global hotspotConfirmed coronavirus cases across Africa exceed 508 000 after South Africa recorded another day of more than 10 000 confirmed cases as a new global hot spot.
Gold holds firm as rising Covid-19 cases infects hopes of swift recoveryConcerns about the economic fallout of the pandemic are helping the metal remain above the $1,800/oz level
There are 2,692 Covid-19 cases in Gauteng's hospitalsPrivate and state hospitals in Gauteng are treating 2,692 patients for Covid-19, the provincial government says. This is up from 2,553 people who were hospitalised two days ago.
COVID-19 cases increase by over 13,000The Department of Health said 13,674 new COVID-19 cases have been reported in the last 24 hours.
Covid-19 cases up 24% in Africa in past week, as official urges more safety measuresAfrica had 512,039 confirmed Covid-19 cases, with 11,915 deaths, as of Thursday