File: Members of National University of Science and Technology (NUST) work on specimens in a COVID-19 laboratory testing centre, at Mpilo Hospital in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa has 276,242 confirmed COVID-19 cases.
President Cyril Ramaphosa made the announcement during a media briefing on Sunday.
Ramaphosa says the Covid-19 storm is upon us.
He says infections and deaths continue to spike each day.
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