COVID-19: Government projections on SA Covid-19 fatalities questioned by private research group

Figures being used by the government to help prepare for the Covid-19 onslaught on the health system, estimate that around 40,000 people in South Africa could die of the disease by the end of November 2020. But a private sector research group is adamant that these projections are far too high – and is calling for greater transparency in the calculations used....

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Published By: dailymaverick - Wednesday, 3 June