8PM SAFM NEWS BULLETIN

The latest COVID-19 statistics for South Africa indicate a decline in the number of daily new cases nationally - but the daily number of deaths are expected to continue to increase. CSIR Senior Research Dr Ridhwaan Suliman says the daily new case average is at 15-thousand-900 per day which is an eleven percent decline from a week ago. Dr Suliman says the provinces with the highest number of cases in the country have also seen a decline in daily new cases, especially in KwaZulu-Natal. But he's warned that the death numbers are expected to increase as they lag the case data by as much as four weeks ...