COVID-19: Warning of possible surge in Gauteng

JOHANNESBURG - Gauteng's Coronavirus Command Council warns that the worst is not over yet, and calls for more vigilance. The province may be seeing a decline in COVID-19 infections. However, Gauteng Premier David Makhura says there's still a long way ahead.

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"We are now in August, we are still going through the storm of COVID-19, we said at the beginning of June that COVID-19 has arrived, that storm had arrived in Gauteng," Makhura said.

"We are seeing some positive developments in terms of the reductions, but we still say, the road ahead is still long."

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Makhura also said COVID-19 is a new disease so we need to learn from the rest of the world and continuously adapt in our efforts to overcome the pandemic.

The province has 2,761 COVID-19 related deaths and 152,061 recoveries.

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