New Corona-crisis cooker: More than half a Million Infected in South Africa

South Africa is another global crisis, the stove in the Coronavirus pandemic. In the country were confirmed on Saturday more than half a Million cases of infect

New Corona-crisis cooker: More than half a Million Infected in South Africa

South Africa is another global crisis, the stove in the Coronavirus pandemic. In the country were confirmed on Saturday more than half a Million cases of infection. Thus, the country listed to the United States, Brazil, India and Russia, the majority of infection cases worldwide and about half of all documented infections in the whole of Africa.

10.107 new infections had been confirmed, according to the Ministry of health. Thus, the overall number 503.290. A total of 8153 people have died after a contagion. In the whole of Africa, around 935.000 infection cases and nearly 19.800 deaths associated with the Virus confirmed. According to experts, the number of unreported cases is likely to be much higher.

at the end of March had imposed on South Africa, a country-wide Lockdown, the spread of the Virus to contain. But in the meantime, a number of restrictions were lifted again, because the economy suffers significantly under the standstill. So has risen in the past two months, the number of infections significantly.

In the Slums can be true no distance

especially in the most affected provinces of the Western Cape, Gauteng and the Eastern Cape, the development was stable, said President Cyril Ramaphosa. He defended the drastic restrictions that the spread of the Virus slows down and an uncontrolled rise had been prevented. Nevertheless, the country's health system is already burdened, now very strong.

The world health organization warned recently, the development in South Africa could be a harbinger for the on the continent – for the difficulty, if not impossibility, to true in poor, densely populated quarters of the city distance, and a contagion.

Updated Date: 02 August 2020, 02:19

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