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‘Warmer weather won’t save us from Covid-19,’ say experts

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The projected slow infectious rate expected after September could be due to the known natural progression of the epidemic.


29 Jul 2020
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‘Warmer weather won’t save us from Covid-19,’ say experts

While the country’s peak of Covid-19 infections is expected to gradually plateau after September, the warmer weather will not be the cause as there is still no evidence change of seasons impacts the survival of the virus. A team of expert modellers assisting the department of health predicted the country’s peak would be in July, August and September, Minister of Health Zweli Mkhize said recently. “We think this is the major thrust that we are going through – July and August. After that, we should be getting the numbers to slow down a little bit,” he said. While winter saw...

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