COVID-19's third wave causes havoc in South Africa - DW News.

COVID-19 has triggered a surge in deaths in Africa - with health authorities unable to contain its spread. The World Health Organisation says the delta variant of the virus is to blame - particularly in South Africa, which was seeing nearly 20,000 new daily cases earlier this month.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that some coronavirus restrictions would be lifted now that case numbers have started to decline again.
But the country's healthcare system is still under severe stress, as DW’s Christine Mhundwa reports from Johannesburg.

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