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INFOGRAPHICS | As SA reaches 500 000 Covid-19 cases, key indicators show early signs of decline

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A healthcare worker at a Covid-19 screening and testing programme.
A healthcare worker at a Covid-19 screening and testing programme.
Sharon Seretlo, Gallo Images

The rate at which Covid-19 cases are increasing daily in the country has for the first time, since the beginning of the outbreak in March, started declining, according to official, reported data.

This is driven largely by significant declines in the number of cases being reported in Gauteng daily.

"While there are promising signs, now is not the time to let down our guard. We have to continue to work together to reduce the number of new infections," President Cyril Ramaphosa said in a statement over the weekend.

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