North West intensifies COVID-19 fight

File: KwaZulu-Natal tops the list in the country with the number of COVID-19 related deaths.

File: The North West is intensifying its COVID-19 fight despite having one of the lowest numbers of infections.

AFP/Michele Spatari

JOHANNESBURG - The North West is intensifying its COVID-19 fight, despite having one of the lowest numbers of infections.

Temporary structures are being built to reduce overcrowding in informal settlements and offices and factories will be inspected.

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The province has 37 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 20 recoveries.

North West premier Job Mokgoro said although there are few cases, the measures will help prevent the virus from spreading.

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