Covid-19: Western Cape hospitals remain under pressure, but outbreak 'slowing down'

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Western Cape hospitals remain under pressure, despite early indications that Covid-19 case numbers are decreasing in some districts.

The province is currently in the peak of its third wave of infections and continues to record the highest number of new cases daily, according to the national Department of Health.

Premier Alan Winde said new case numbers were continuing to increase but that there were indications that the rate at which they were increasing was starting to slow down and that it was even decreasing in some districts.

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