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News24.com | EXPLAINER | Why has 11 000 ‘excess deaths’ been recorded between May and June

News24.com | EXPLAINER | Why has 11 000 ‘excess deaths’ been recorded between May and June

A general view of a funeral in Mahikeng. Papi Morake, Gallo Images The SAMRC recorded almost 11 000 “excess deaths” from natural causes in its weekly death report. This means there were more deaths from natural cases than anticipated. The SAMRC’s chief scientist said most of the excess deaths could be Covid-19-related. The South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC)…