Number of COVID-19 infections could be higher, says Health Department

South Africa has recorded its highest single-day increase of over 14,000 cases. The Health Minister is also warning the country will surpass the peak of the first wave in the coming days. The new surge is being driven by the new variant. Health Department's Deputy Director-General, Anban Pillay, has more on this. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG -  South Africa has reported its highest single-day increase of COVID-19 cases at over 14, 000 infections.

But, the Health Department says the number could be much higher.

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It expects the country to surpass the peak of the first wave in the coming days.

The Department of Health is urging people to continue to wear masks, sanitise and maintain social distance.

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eNCA

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