The Western Cape has officially reached the peak of its Covid-19 third wave. This, as over 39,000 active cases and more than 3,600 people are in hospital being treated for the virus.
The province is seeing an average of over 3,000 new diagnoses a day and admissions are at 339 a day. Head of health in the province, Dr. Keith Cloete says that there is widespread community transmission and hospitalisations continue to increase at state medical facilities.
Cloete added that the department would monitor the third wave over the coming two to three weeks.
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