Gauteng’s active Covid-19 cases have doubled in the space of one week, from just over 11 000 cases last Friday to over 21 000 as of Thursday. Active cases refer to those people who are currently infected with the virus. It excludes the number of people who have died or recovered from the coronavirus. In the same period, deaths went from 87 in the province to 149 as of Thursday.
This as the country’s new infections have risen by over 21 000 cases since Monday (excluding Friday’s new infections tally which is yet to be announced). ….more