Western Cape warns of third COVID-19 wave

Western Cape health authorities say they have learned a lot from the first and second waves of COVID-19, especially about the new variant. Ayesha Ismail has the latest. Courtesy #DStv403

CAPE TOWN - Western Cape health authorities are warning of a third wave of COVID-19 in the absence of a vaccine.

The province has entered its second wave peak.

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Extra beds, hospital staff and more oxygen are in place to deal with what comes over the next two weeks.

The Garden Route district has passed its COVID-19 peak and the rate of infections there has stabilised.

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Authorities say they have learned a lot from the first and second waves, especially about the new variant.

* eNCA's Ayesha Ismail reports.

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