EAST LONDON - Eastern Cape Premier Oscar Mabuyane said the COVID-19 curve is flattening in the province.
He said there's been a consistent decline in the number of new daily infections.
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Mabuyane said although the COVID-19 storm is not over yet, its end might be closer than expected.
The province's recovery rate is nearing 94 percent.
He said 85 healthcare workers have succumbed to COVID-19 in the province.
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The premier said 466 deaths have been confirmed within a matter of nine days in the province due to COVID-19.
He sent condolences to all those who lost a loved one because of the virus.
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