Experts red-flag absence of vital death stats as SA peak hits

24 July 2020 - 06:00 By Tanya Farber
Reverend Didiza from Kagiso Methodist Church in the Mogale Circuit, lead the funeral service of an 82-year-old woman who succumbed to Covid-19.
Reverend Didiza from Kagiso Methodist Church in the Mogale Circuit, lead the funeral service of an 82-year-old woman who succumbed to Covid-19.
Image: Alon Skuy

Scientists have been wondering why SA’s case fatality rates for Covid-19 are lower than those of its global counterparts.

Now a major question is being asked: are our mortality statistics even accurate?

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