COVID-19: The big wave is coming

09 Jun 2020

Epidemiologists and experts in infectious diseases and vaccinology agree that a change in social behaviour was the only way to halt the increasing speed at which the virus was spreading.

According to the latest figures released by Health Minister Zweli Mkhize, the cumulative number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 is 43 434, with more than 850 000 tests having been conducted to date. The number of recoveries remains a bastion of hope as the country a recorded 23 088 recoveries – translating to a rate of 53.2%.