Gauteng’s health office has confirmed the latest number of COVID-19 cases and fatalities by Jozi districts as of Wednesday 6 October.
“There is a rise in COVID-19 infections in our communities, we will all need to be vigilant and stop the spread,” the department warned.
The Johannesburg districts are grouped in eight areas marked A to G. The district with the most infections has 23 cases, and the lowest has two districts joint at four cases each.
As far as the unfortunate death numbers, the leading district has suffered 2092 deaths, while the least fatalities for one district is 322.
City of Johannesburg A – Diepsloot, Kya Sands, Dainfern, Midrand, Lanseria & Fourways:
City of Johannesburg B – Randburg, Rosebank, Emmarentia, Greenside, Melville, Mayfair, Northcliff, Parktown, Parktown North:
City of Johannesburg C: Roodepoort, Constantia Kloof, Northgate, Florida, Bram Fischersville:
City of Johannesburg D: Doornkoop, Soweto, Dobsonville, Protea Glen:
City of Johannesburg E: Alexandra, Wynberg, Sandton, Orange Grove, Houghton:
City of Johannesburg F: Inner City, Johannesburg South:
City of Johannesburg G: Orange Farm, Weiller’s Farm, Ennerdale, Lenasia, Eldorado Park, Protea South:
The department pleaded with the public to avoid COVID-19 by following the triple C’s: Crowded spaces, crowded locations and close-contact settings. People were also reminded to apply the well-known basics of wearing masks, social distancing, washing hands, sanitising, and cleaning frequently touched surfaces.
In other COVID-19 news, a new report has discovered the ‘COVID toe.’ It comes from a new study conducted by researchers from the University of Paris in France. They have uncovered why some people developed inflammation and lesions on their toes and feet after contracting the virus.