South Africa's lockdown may save 16 000 lives this year, Discovery report finds

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Discovery Health has announced in a report that South Africa's national lockdown may have already saved 10 000 lives by buying time for SA's heath response to be prepared and improved. 

By the end of the year, 16 000 lives may have been saved. 

South Africa has over 642 000 confirmed cases of Covid-19, with 15 168 confirmed Covid-19 related deaths and over 570 000 recoveries.

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