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South Africa, with 58 million people and nearly 40% of all the cases on the entire continent, has seen the number of confirmed infections rise from 34,000 at the start of June to more than 168,000 on Friday, the Associated Press reports.
Although some of that is thought to be due to efforts to clear a testing backlog, the rate of increase of new cases is picking up.
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