South Africa’s total COVID-19 cases cross 1 million mark amid second wave

PUBLISHED: Sun, 27 Dec 2020 17:58:03 GMT


JOHANNESBURG, Dec 27 (Reuters) – South Africa’s total coronavirus infections since the first case in March crossed a million on Sunday, its Health Ministry said.

The grim milestone comes just nine days after the country, the worst hit in the continent, reported 900,000 cases. (Reporting by Promit Mukherjee; Editing by Alison Williams)

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