‘No longer at a crossroads’: S Africa’s enduring COVID-19 battle

Al Jazeera (07/27/2020)
  • South Africa, approaching a case spike, has the 5th highest number of cases globally, and its hospitals and economy are overwhelmed.
  • The World Health Organization applauds South Africa’s efforts such as mass testing, mass screening, and movement restrictions.
  • South Africa has a relatively low number of coronavirus deaths, but more are likely unreported.
  • Government funds for COVID-19 resources have been stolen.
  • The president announced this is being investigated, but many believe government officials must be held accountable for ongoing corruption.