South Africa’s coronavirus variant fuels spike in cases, stretches hospitals

//South Africa’s coronavirus variant fuels spike in cases, stretches hospitals

South Africa’s coronavirus variant fuels spike in cases, stretches hospitals

South Africa’s normally joyful and lively Christmas celebrations have been dampened by the spike in new cases and deaths driven by the country’s variant of Covid-19.A record number of 14,305 new cases have been confirmed in the past 24 hours, and with no sign of South Africa reaching a peak, threatening the country’s health systems, experts said.South Africa has a cumulative total of 968,563 confirmed cases, including 25,983 deaths, by far the most infections in all of Africa. Africa’s 54…

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