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DURBAN - Health Minister Zweli Mkhize is expected to give an update on the number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa.
Mkhize last week warned South Africans to brace for an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases, even during the lockdown.
During an address to the nation on Monday, President Cyril Ramaphosa said the death toll has risen to three and the number of cases to 1,326.
South Africa will start mass door-to-door screening and testing for infections, Ramaphosa said.
The "unprecedented" exercise will be launched in the next few days, with at least 10,000 field workers deployed across the country of 57 million people.
"We are now entering a new phase in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic," Ramaphosa said.
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