Covid latest: 88 new deaths, 1 906 more infections for South Africa

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has announced 88 more Covid-19 related deaths and 1 906 new infections on Wednesday night.

2020-09-23 11:27:00 PM

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has announced 88 more Covid-19 related deaths and 1 906 new infections on Wednesday night.

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has announced 88 more Covid-19 related deaths and 1 906 new infections on Wednesday night. This takes South Africa’s Covid-19 death toll to 16 206 and infections to 665 188.

ShareJohannesburg - Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has announced 88 more Covid-19 related deaths and 1 906 new infections on Wednesday night.This takes South Africa’s Covid-19 death toll to 16 206, and infections to 665 188.South Africa has the eighth most Covid-19 infections in the world, behind the USA, Brazil, India, Russia. Peru, Columbia and Mexico.

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New infections are slowing in the country.Covid-19 related deaths in the country have also slowed significantly from the heights of 572 daily deaths in July, to double digit deaths since mid-September.The Department of Health said it had now tested over 4 million people in the private and public sector, with 19 640 tests conducted in the past 24 hours.

The Western Cape still has the most deaths, with 4151, Gauteng with 4095, Eastern Cape with 3086 and KZN with 2604, have the most fatalities in the country. Read more: IOL News »

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Covid latest: 126 new deaths, 1 346 more infections for South AfricaHealth Minister Zweli Mkhize has announced 126 more Covid-19 related deaths and 1 346 new infections on Tuesday night. This takes South Africa’s Covid-19 death toll to 16 118, and infections to over 663 282. The anc will keep the numbers high so that we can stay on lockdown while they loot Rest.., Rest... Rest bafethu

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As Covid-19 numbers fall, much remains uncertain | CitypressIn its latest weekly mortality report, the SA Medical Research Council estimates that there were around 44 400 excess natural deaths in South Africa since early May. It is not known how many of these deaths were due to Covid-19. Excess deaths are because of lockdown , not COVID flu.