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Pandemic will be over for the Western Cape before the rest of the provinces’

...the Western Cape will have less than ten deaths per day by the end of September.
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Pandemic will be over for the Western Cape before the rest of the provinces'

As of  30 July 2020, the Western Cape province had 10 915 active cases of Covid-19, with a total of 92 845 confirmed cases and 78921 recoveries.

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The province also recorded an additional 24 deaths, bringing the total number of Covid-19 related deaths in the province to 3009.

The latest data in the province’s healthcare service platform suggests that the Covid-19 pandemic is starting to ease down in the Western Cape.

While speaking on Cape Talk Piet Streicher of Pandemic Data Analytics said this shows that infection rates in the province are no longer accelerating.

“We predicted we would reach the peak between 23 June and 7 July and we actually reached the peak on 24 June at a level of 52 deaths a day,” Streicher said.

After which the province has seen a gradual decline in the death rate.

Streicher said the Western Cape will have less than ten deaths per day by the end of September.

“It means the pandemic will be over for us before the rest of the provinces,’ he said.

 

 

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