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Kwa-Zulu Natal confirmed to be under the 4th Covid-19 wave

The Kwa-Zulu Natal Premier Mr Sihle Zikalala is reported to have informed media via the virtual platform that his province was officially under the 4th wave .

He cited that this was a result of the increase in the number of infections in the province . He also alleged that this was a result of the increase in the need for Intensive Care Unit beds as well as hospitalizations.The Premier went on and revealed that the number of infections that had been recorded in the previous seven days was quite alarming .

He revealed that the new wCovid-19 variant was probably responsible for the surge in Covid-19 .It was made known by the KZN Premier that the positivity rate had increased from 0.7% to 12% in a space of two weeks .The province recorded 1002 new Covid-19 cases leading to Saturday the 4th of December 2021 .The eThekwini metro was regarded as the hotspot area in KZN .

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https://www.news24.com/news24/SouthAfrica/News/just-in-kwazulu-natal-enters-4th-covid-19-wave-ethekwini-the-hotspot-premier-sihle-zikalala-20211205

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