WC premier says COVID-19 infection rate slowing

There's been a spike in the number of Covid-19 infections during the festive season. The Western Cape was the province with the most cases on Christmas Day. Alan Winde, Western Cape premier, spoke with eNCA's Gareth Edwards. Courtesy of #DStv403

CAPE TOWN - It seems the Western Cape is starting to get the upper hand in its fight against COVID-19.

Premier Alan Winde says there's been a -8 percent growth in infections in Cape Town after the Western Cape recorded the most Christmas Day cases.

READ: COVID-19 in SA | Western Cape sees influx of trauma cases

"The big issue is whether we're able to have sufficient tests. Overall if I look at the numbers in the city of Cape Town, all of them are negative, a -8 percent growth," Winde said.

"Other regions we're seeing numbers increasing, it looks like we're nearing the peak."


Paid Content