5 important things happening in South Africa today


Here’s what is happening in and affecting South Africa today:

Coronavirus: Global Covid-19 infections have hit 28.8 million confirmed, with the death toll reaching 921,000. In South Africa, there have been 1,579 new cases, taking the total reported to 649,793. Deaths have reached 15,447 (an increase of 20), while recoveries have climbed to 577,906, leaving the country with a balance of 56,440 active cases.