THE NUMBERS: The spread of COVID-19 worldwide
A world map of coronavirus deaths as of 21 May 2020.
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Districts with high number of Covid-19 cases to be classified as hotspots, says MkhizeDr Zweli Mkhize says dealing with coronavirus spread will move on to monitoring and classifying areas based on levels of infections with some being classified as “hotspots”. When are we getting our R350s? Mkhize- Reaction to the pandemic was the worst thing than the disease. Billions of rands poured down the drain and a shattered economy DrZweliMkhize
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Repatriation costs under R10m, while over 5,000 South Africans come homeAs several countries went into lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19, an initial 3,637 people requested repatriation.
Election preview: Burundi braces for divisive vote - The Mail & GuardianThe poll is going ahead with virtually no precautions besides prayer to protect citizens against the spread of Covid-19.
Mining production slowed ahead of lockdown, worse figures to comeMining production increased 7% year-on-year for February, but had slowly been declining in the months leading up to the nationwide lockdown to slow the spread of Covid-19.