The reality of a second wave of Covid-19 hitting the Western Cape


The Western Cape’s Covid-19 cases have increased by more than 50 percent over the last week alone. According to the Western Cape Health Department, community transmission of the virus has been established, meaning that the coronavirus is spreading at a much faster rate. Previously some experts have dismissed speculations of a second wave, but does that view still stand considering the current trajectory of recorded cases? Hotspot warnings have also now been issued for the Garden Route and the Cape Metro could be facing a similar trajectory.

To tell us more, we are joined by Professor Bertrum Fielding. He is part of the UWC team of global experts researching Corona and Sars-virus since 2003.


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