In South Africa, a record number of coronae infected with the virus in one day was recorded today, 8,728.
The most populous city of Johannesburg is currently a hotbed with 22,000 infections.
The country has the most confirmed infections on the African continent, more than 168,000.
South Africa has the most developed health system in sub-Saharan Africa, but even it is increasingly endangered due to the pressure of the epidemic, with more than 2,000 sick health workers, and hospitals are overcrowded with Kovid-19 patients.
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