Gauteng’s Covid-19 peak could hit sooner than expected

It is now only a matter of time before Gauteng reaches its Covid-19 infections peak, which was initially predicted to hit between August and September. The province is now the country’s epicentre of the virus and is expected to require approximately 11,000 ICU beds, but an expert believes Covid-19 related deaths should begin to spike within a week’s time. Gauteng had recently taken over the Western Cape as the leading province with Covid-19 infections, standing at 117,895 confirmed cases as of Thursday evening, increasing by 5,181 cases since Wednesday. On Friday afternoon Gauteng health MEC Dr Bandile Masuku provided an…

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