Editorial | The virus is still with us

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The prevalence of antibodies was higher in more densely populated Cape Town Metro sub-districts such as Khayelitsha and Klipfontein which researchers say suggests a high proportion of people in poorer communities have been exposed to and infected with Covid-19. Picture: iStock
The prevalence of antibodies was higher in more densely populated Cape Town Metro sub-districts such as Khayelitsha and Klipfontein which researchers say suggests a high proportion of people in poorer communities have been exposed to and infected with Covid-19. Picture: iStock

CITY PRESS SAYS

On Wednesday, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize reported that 1 913 people had tested positive for Covid-19 in the previous 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed infections to 685 155. In that same period, there were 145 Covid-19-related deaths in the country, taking the total toll to 17 248.

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