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RIP: Another Top Musician Dies Of COVID-19

Sowetan, The South African

Tsepo Tshola has been playing jazz for 40 years. COVID-19 hospitalized the Lesotho-born jazz musician. His death stunned social media users, who expressed their sympathies on Twitter. In the footsteps of Hugh Masekela, Steve Kekana, Jonas Gwangwa, et al.

On his 68th birthday, Tsepo Tshola, the "Village Pope," died of Covid-19. Sankomota's lead singer was born in Lesotho. This is the third wave of the deadly virus, powered by its more lethal Delta form. The NCID reported 633 deaths in a single day on Wednesday.

He was a member of Sankomota. He died of Covid-19 problems, his family revealed. In total, the trio issued nine albums before disbanding. Peter Tladi called him "a talented and disciplined artist."

Wednesday saw 17 489 new confirmed Covid-19 cases and 453 deaths, increasing the total to 65 595. KwaZulu-Natal had 372 793 confirmed cases, followed by the Western Cape with 354 124. Gauteng has the newest cases (46%), followed by Western Cape (17%), Limpopo (9%), North West (9%), Mpumalanga (7%), Eastern Cape (5%), and Free State (3%).

The recovery percentage is 87.6%, with 1 970 516 of the 4 688 779 vaccination doses recovered. According to the Department of Health, 146 230 were given in the last 24 hours. 593 958 people have been fully vaccinated with the Pfizer vaccine, and 931 917 with the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine, to date.

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Hugh Masekela Jonas Gwangwa Lesotho-born South African Steve Kekana


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