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Department of Health Jul 1
Number of confirmed cases in SA is 159 333 with 8 124 new cases reported. 1 666 939 tests have been completed.We report 92 COVID-19 related deaths- 17-EC, 28 -GP,10-KZN, 37 -WC. Total number of deaths 2749 .The mortality rate is 1,7% The number of recoveries is 76 025.
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Department of Health Jun 30
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Department of Health Jun 30
As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 151 209 with 6 945 new cases reported. Tests done 1 630 008. Deaths 128: 4-MP, 25-EC, 36 GP, 11-KZN, 52-WC. Total number of deaths to 2657. The number of recoveries is 73 543
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Department of Health Jun 30
High blood pressure and diabetes are the two most common comorbidities among people who have been admitted in a health care facility with
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Department of Health Jun 30
Here are the numbers of people admitted in hospital with
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Department of Health Jun 29
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Department of Health Jun 29
As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed cases in SA is 144 264. 1 596 995 tests have been completed. We report a further 73 COVID-19 deaths. This brings the total deaths to 2529. The number of recoveries is 70 614, which translates to a recovery rate of 48,9%
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Department of Health Jun 29
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Department of Health Jun 29
What is government doing in Eastern Cape to prepare for the spike
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Department of Health Jun 29
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Department of Health Jun 29
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Department of Health Jun 29
What is government doing in Gauteng to prepare fo the spike
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Department of Health retweeted
Cyril Ramaphosa πŸ‡ΏπŸ‡¦ #StaySafe Jun 29
We salute these brave South Africans who leave their homes, families and loved ones to report without fail for duty every day in clinics, hospitals and other health facilities.
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Dr Zweli Mkhize Jun 28
Collect & Go smart lockers mean you don’t have to wait in long queues at clinics or hospitals to collect your monthly medication. Michael Maenetja from Right ePharmacy explains how it works.
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Department of Health Jun 29
28 June 2020 statistics in South Africa
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Department of Health Jun 28
As Govt we have mobilized every resource, every faculty at our disposal to effect the necessary interventions. But govt cannot manage this unilaterally. Every single South African now needs to focus on adhering to recommendations pertaining to non-pharmaceutical interventions
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Department of Health Jun 28
It is vital that everyone living with these co-morbidities ensures good control of their chronic conditions.Clinicians are encouraged to prolong their repeat scripts for the duration of the State of Disaster to reduce facility burden&avoid exposure for those with co-morbidities
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Department of Health Jun 28
. has published data studying 10 700 admissions in 269 facilities The data shows that the elderly &those with co-morbidities – like hyperten- sion, diabetes, cardiac disease, chronic kidney disease, malignancy, HIV and obesity – are the most vulnerable population.
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Department of Health Jun 28
Nationally the highest proportion of patients are in general wards (isolation wards) at 80,1% of hospitalized patients, 11.3 are in intensive care and of those 58,6% are on ventilation. 15% of all hospitalized patients are on oxygen
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