When the President Cyril Ramaphosa moved the country on level 1, it was because the number of infections were decreasing and the recovery rate was at 89%. The country was put in level 1 state of emergency. For the past weeks the Minister of Health has raised concerns on the increase in new infections and the death rate due to Covid-19.
south Africa has recorded 1834 new cases for the past 24 hours, the recovery rate being under 86%. Minister Mkhize said for the past 7 days a report shows an increase in the f 9.1% of new cases and for past 14 days an increase of 10.7%. South African are urge to continue social distance, wearing their mask and sanitizing at all time to avoid second wave of the virus.