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Gauteng must go to level 4 for 21 days to avoid new Covid spike: experts

Drastic measures needed to prevent new surge as people flood back from holiday to the densely populated province

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Another spike in Covid-19 cases is coming, health experts have warned, but they say it can be avoided or its severity reduced if Gauteng is moved to lockdown level 4 for 21 days.

The experts warned a significant spike in cases was expected in Gauteng, the Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal due to the anticipated influx of holidaymakers heading back to the provinces at the end of the festive season.

They further warned that the spike was expected to last between three to six weeks as many people return to their workplaces...

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