Covid-19 cases rise rapidly in Africa and India

SOUTH AFRICA is mooting a renewed lockdown as the number of confirmed Covid-19 cases has doubled in a fortnight.

And India reported its highest daily total of new infections yet — 27,114 — on Saturday, meaning that the total number infected has risen from 600,000 to 900,000 in nine days.

The figures show that the deadly disease — which has now infected 12.5 million people worldwide and killed 560,000 — is still on the rise across much of the world.

South African...
source: Morning Star Online

2020-07-13 13:59
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