24,000 S. Africa health workers contract coronavirus

24,000 S. Africa health workers contract coronavirus

24,000 S. Africa health workers contract coronavirus




Updated 9 hours ago ·
Published on 5 Aug 2020 5:00PM ·





A coffin bearing the body of a Covid-19 victim is carried by family members donning protective suits at a cemetery in Johannesburg last month. South Africa’s 521,318 coronavirus cases account for more than half of the infections recorded in Africa. – EPA pic, August 5, 2020.

SOME 24,000 health workers in South Africa have contracted the coronavirus, 181 of whom have died, since the pandemic hit the country in March, said the health minister today.

South Africa is the hardest-hit country in Africa with at least 521,318 infections so far, accounting for more than half of the continent’s cases.


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