Gauteng Well being MEC Bandile Masuku stated the rise within the variety of COVID-19 recoveries over the past week gave the province hope in its battle towards the pandemic.
Masuku spoke at a provincial COVID-19 command council briefing on Friday afternoon.
The province is now firmly the epicentre of the pandemic within the nation, accounting for greater than 70,000 energetic circumstances.
The restoration price has improved from 43% final week to 52% within the house of only a week.
Masuku stated Gauteng additionally accounted for 33% of all recoveries within the nation.
“Our recoveries have been rising properly by way of the numbers that we have now been having. On the present price, we’re nearly at 77,000 recoveries of all of the confirmed circumstances within the nation.”