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SA records 21 832 Covid-19 infections in 24 hours and and 844 more deaths

7 January 2021 12:43 PM

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on Thursday briefed Parliament on issues related to South Africa’s spiralling Covid-19 infections.

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on Thursday briefed Parliament on issues related to South Africa’s spiralling Covid-19 infections.

Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize. Picture: EWN

Mkhize informed the portfolio committee on health about how the system is coping in the provinces.

He also spoke about the vaccine rollout strategy.

South Africa recorded 21 832 new Covid-19 infections over the past 24 hours – the highest daily total since the start of the pandemic.

A total of 844 more people have died due to Covid-19 bringing the death toll to 31,368.

Mandy Wiener interviewed EWN reporter Graig-Lee Smith.


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