c4eb9890c9dd4219ad2c95e1158cfd7dThe national number of deaths for the period 1 January 2020 till 23 June 2020 has increased and is significantly higher than the predicted number, based on historical data. According to a report prepared by the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC), the number of deaths from natural causes is also significantly higher than the predicted number. The number of deaths from unnatural causes, however, such as road traffic fatalities and homicides, was slightly below the predicted number…..more

How we count our dead during Covid-19