Provinces must report Covid-19 deaths timeously – Mkhize

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Minister of Health Zweli Mkhize. Picture: Dirco
Minister of Health Zweli Mkhize. Picture: Dirco

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Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has reiterated his call for provinces to report all Covid-19 coronavirus deaths timeously, as per the World Health Organisation protocols to avoid backlogs as witnessed recently in the Eastern Cape.

On Wednesday, the Eastern Cape recorded 400 deaths in a 24-hour period, taking its total death toll to 1 345, the highest jump in fatalities in a day in the country so far.

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