SA has entered its second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, driven by rising infections in the Western Cape, Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng, health minister Zweli Mkhize has said.

SA had only seen cluster outbreaks in some areas, fuelling hope that the country, set for its biggest economic slump in about a century, would be spared new damaging restrictions that have been seen in other parts of the world. The situation has since worsened, with 6,709 new cases on Wednesday, a sharp increase from September when daily infections fell as low as 1,000, Mkhize said...

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