WORLD South Africa 'technically' enters third COVID-19 wave

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South Africa 'technically' enters third COVID-19 wave

Xinhua

12:58, June 11, 2021

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South Africa "technically" entered the third wave of COVID-19 on Thursday according to the statistics, the country's National Institute for Communicable Diseases said in a statement of daily update on COVID-19.

The national seven-day moving average incidence, which reached 5,959 cases, exceeded the new wave threshold defined by the Ministerial Advisory Committee of the government. The threshold was defined as 30 percent of the peak incidence of the previous wave.

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