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Covid-19: SA exiting third wave peak, but cases on the rise in coastal provinces - Kubayi

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Covid-19 cases are continuing to rise in coastal provinces, the government says.
Covid-19 cases are continuing to rise in coastal provinces, the government says.
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Unrest in KwaZulu-Natal has not resulted in the spike in Covid-19 cases health authorities expected. However, as most of the country exits the peak of the third wave, rising cases in all coastal provinces remain a concern for health officials.

In a digital briefing on Friday, acting Health Minister Mammoloko Kubayi said the health department was concerned about the rise in the number of cases in the Western Cape, which surpassed Gauteng over the previous 24 hours.

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