Lack of testing does not mean coronavirus wave is gone
South Africa, which had the biggest Covid-19 testing programme on the continent, has seen a decline in testing, now standing at 18 123 new tests as of yesterday afternoon, compared to 36 616 on 6 August.
Picture French medicine professor and director of the IHU medical institute infectious diseases Didier Raoult leaves the press conference about the situation of the Covid-19 in Marseille, southeastern France, on August 27, 2020. French health authorities on August 26, reported more than 5,000 new coronavirus cases for the previous 24 hours, hitting their highest figure since May days before children return to school nationwide. (Photo by Christophe SIMON / AFP)