Covid-19 cases growing exponentially, Mkhize


17 December 2020

Staff Reporter/PretoriaLIVE

Pretoria – Coronavirus cases in South Africa have increased to 883,687 with the new daily infections have breaching the 10,000 mark for the first time since 1 August.

Health Minister Doctor Zweli Mkhize said
, “Most of the new cases were recorded in Western Cape with over 3000 cases. 166 news deaths were recorded bringing the total number of deaths to 23 827, and over 85 000 active cases of Covid-19”.

Minister Mkhize warned that additional restrictions could be put in place if the rise in cases continues.

“We continue to assess the entire country, where we identify risks, we will engage and make a determination if further containment measures or restrictions are required,” Mkhize reiterated.


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