Coronavirus: Ministerial Update: Minister of Health cautiously optimistic about infection rate, orders Covid-19 tests for all sudden deaths

Minister of Health Zweli Mkhize has expressed careful optimism about downward trends in new daily infection rates in South Africa but said lockdown restrictions are likely to remain to prevent a second, bigger surge. Mkhize said Covid-19 tests will be done for all sudden deaths and that a team of experts from the World Health Organisation (WHO) will arrive in South Africa on Wednesday (5 August) to assist the Department of Health....

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Published By: dailymaverick - Wednesday, 5 August