All eyes are on Gauteng as it sees a dramatic rise in the number of Covid-19 infections, becoming the country’s epicentre for this virus.
In just two weeks, the number of infections has increased by a staggering 283%.
Here are some defining moments of Gauteng’s recent fight against the coronavirus:
A two-week surge
Two weeks go, on June 25, Gauteng had 28,746 cases. On Thursday, the province had 81,546 cases — a 283% increase.
On June 25 it had 149 deaths and on Thursday 515 deaths – 346% increase.