Gauteng is now the Covid-19 hotspot in SA

Published Jul 9, 2020


CAPE TOWN- Health minister Zweli Mkhize said on Wednesday evening that Gauteng has overtaken the Western Cape as the province with the highest number of cases cumulatively. Cases in Gauteng are at 75 015, with the Western Cape at 73 292.

South Africa has recorded 100 more Covid-19 related deaths, bringing the total to 3 602, while infections are224 665, an increase of 8 810.

Of the latest deaths 47 are from the Western Cape, 18 from the Eastern Cape, 18 from KwaZulu-Natal, and 15 from Mpumalanga.

Mkhize said the total number of recoveries is 106 842, which translates to a recovery rate of 47.5%

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