汉口会所：A super spreader appears in Cape Town, South Africa’s health minister warns against a rebound of the epidemic
A super spreader appears in Cape Town, South Africa’s health minister warns against a rebound of the epidemic
Johannesburg, October 22 (Wang Lei) South African Health Minister Mukez stated on the 21st,The country should be alert to the rebound of the new crown pneumonia epidemic,The number of confirmed cases in the Western Cape surged by 42% last week.The number of new confirmed cases nationwide has increased by 9 in the past week compared to last week.1%.
Mukez said,The health department is doing everything possible to control the spread of the epidemic,Especially the case of “super communicator” appeared in a bar south of Cape Town,At present, epidemic prevention personnel are taking response measures such as tracking and isolation.
Although the number of confirmed cases in the Western Cape has soared,But Mukez also encouraged other provinces to remain vigilant.Pay attention to the epidemic situation.At the same time, the public needs to continue to maintain social distancing,Wearing masks and washing hands frequently in public places are still the most effective means to prevent the spread of the virus.
According to the latest data provided by the South African Ministry of Health,As of the 21st,The number of confirmed cases of new crown in South Africa reached 708,359,The death toll is 18,741,Increased by 2 in the past 24 hours,055 cases and 85 people.