South Africa is faced with a daily increase of coronavirus cases. It is clear to see or rather to assume the lockdown will take longer than expected. Looking at the numbers and the analysis thereof, we are looking at a possible 6 – 8 months of lockdown. However, with the newly introduced levels, which were designed to ease the lockdown regulations in South Africa, will be used to determine the severity of the situation.
Unfortunately, as we hate to be the barrier of bad news, South Africa yesterday surpassed the 5000-mark and as of Thursday, 30 April, the total number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa is at 5647, which is an increase of 297 new cases from yesterday’s report.
The number of tests conducted in South Africa is 207530. SA is hard at work as they have tested 10403 people in the past 24 hours.
Currently, Western Cape is facing the worst with 2342 total number of cases, making it the epicenter. Beforehand, Gauteng Province was the epicenter, as of today, it stands at 1446 cases.
North West is on 31 cases, Limpopo at 32 cases and Mpumalanga at 36 cases. The Province with the lowest number of cases is Northern Cape with only 17 cases confirmed case reported.
Currently, KZN is nearing the 1000-mark, at it stands at 980 cases. Free State has 116 cases, whereas Eastern Cape has 647 cases.