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COVID-19 deaths in SA still lower than global average

As the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in South Africa continues to climb, researchers say South Africa’s death toll is still far lower than the global average of 3.4%. According to the latest figures released by the Department of Health, the mortality rate dropped to 1.8%. On Friday, the mortality[…]

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SA seeking R95 billion for COVID-19 social and economic crises

South Africa is seeking to acquire R95 billion of funding from global financial institutions to address the coronavirus social and economic crisis. President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced a R500 billion stimulus package aimed at cushioning the economic impact of the pandemic. The country moves to level-4 of the lockdown from[…]

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Deaths from COVID-19 jump to 48 in SA

South Africa has recorded 99 new coronavirus cases and 14 more deaths. The number of coronavirus cases risen to 2605 from 2 506 on Wednesday. Gauteng is still leading with 969 cases. In a statement, the Department of Health has also confirmed that the number of COVID-19 related deaths has[…]

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