SA felt a bit peaky towards the end of July and now we know why

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SA felt a bit peaky towards the end of July and now we know why

Many Covid-19 statistical highs occurred between July 20 and 26. Now the figures are down, with recoveries up

Cape Town bureau chief

The week beginning July 20 looks as if it might have been SA’s Covid-19 peak.

Many of the pandemic’s statistical highs occurred between that Monday and the following Sunday, July 26, then key graphs started to head downwards.

The biggest daily leap in confirmed infections, for example, was 13,944 on July 22. By this Tuesday, the increase was just 2,511 (0.44%) and the moving 14-day average was 7,596...

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