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Health Department warns of potential backlog in COVID death reporting in South Africa

In the last 24 hours, 3,789 positive COVID cases have been identified in South Africa.

This represents a 10,6% positivity rate.

The Health Department recorded 133 deaths but said there may be a backlog of COVID-19 fatalities reported.

Of the 133 deaths, 17 occurred in the past 24 to 48 hours, bringing the total number of deaths in South Africa to 94,784.

-EWN

In other news – #BBMzansi: The real reason why housemate QV left Big Brother Mzansi

Less than a week into Big Brother Mzansi, a contestant has already dropped out. Keamogetswe “QV” Motlhale left the reality show due to mental health issues.

Keamogetswe “QV” Motlhale

The 23-year-old from Mahikeng, North West, said she was not in a good state and needed to work on herself. She left the house on Wednesday, 26 January, just days after its premiere on Sunday. Speaking to her housemates, she said: Learn More

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