South Africa among world's 10 biggest coronavirus outbreaks; tally reaches 287,796

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South Africa among world's 10 biggest coronavirus outbreaks; tally reaches 287,796

Tuesday, 14 July 2020 | AP | Johannesburg

South Africa among world's 10 biggest coronavirus outbreaks; tally reaches 287,796

South Africa has announced 11,554 new coronavirus cases and is among the world's 10 biggest outbreaks, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University.

South Africa now has 287,796 cases with more than a third in Gauteng province, home of a Johannesburg and the capital, Pretoria.

The country is under newly tightened restrictions including a ban on alcohol sales, mandatory face masks in public places and an overnight curfew. 

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