COVID-19: Mass gravesites prepared in Gauteng

Gauteng is preparing mass graves in case the number of people dying from COVID-19 increases drastically. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - More than one million gravesites are being prepped in Pretoria as the province braces for an increase in COVID-19 deaths.

Gauteng's health department is feeling the effects of the growing COVID-19 numbers.

Gauteng Health MEC Bandile Masuku says the province has approximately 1.5-million burial sites that can be easily accessed should the need arise.

READ: Gauteng Health MEC states COVID-19 strategy is focused

As of Tuesday, the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Gauteng is 71,488, with 21,414 recoveries and 478 deaths.

 

Gauteng's health department is feeling the effects of the growing COVID-19 numbers. Courtesy #DStv403

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