'Grim Milestone' as South Africa Records Deadliest Covid-19 Day

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has confirmed that the nation recorded 21,832 new cases of Covid-19, and 844 deaths. This marks the deadliest 24-hour period for new Covid-19 infections and deaths in the nation yet. The previous highest number of deaths in a single day was 572 during July 2020. To date, 1,149,591 cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in the nation of which 31,368 were fatal and 929,239 resulted in recoveries.


Established in a City of Cape Town-owned community sports centre, the Khayelitsha Field Hospital functioned as an extension of the adjacent Khayelitsha District Hospita (file photo).

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