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Central Karoo Health Platform update - 18 December 2020

18 December 2020

The Central Karoo has seen a 50%  increase in new COVID-19 cases over the last seven days compared to the previous seven days.

New cases per subdistrict in the Central Karoo

Area

Active cases 14 days ago

New active cases over last

7 days

Percentage increase

Beaufort West

115

146

27%

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Laingsburg

3

5

67%

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Prince Albert

10

41

310%

Arrow

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Central Karoo

128

192

50%

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We have noted an increase in cases in all of the subdistricts. Most concerning is the increase in Prince Albert and Beaufort West subdistricts.

Hospitals in Central Karoo have also seen an increase in COVID-19 patients.

 We urge residents to be safe this festive season. Avoid crowded places, close contact settings and areas with poor ventilation and wear your mask.

Media Enquiries: 

Nadia Ferreira
Principal Communications Officer
Garden Route and Central Karoo Districts
Western Cape Government Health
Town Clinic,Plettenberg Bay
Tel: 076 379 5423
Email: Nadia.Ferreira@westerncape.gov.za
Website: www.westerncape.gov.za