Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize visits the Eastern Cape on Monday to assess the province’s progress in fighting the pandemic. It’s his second visit to the province in two weeks.

The province currently has a rapid increase in the number of infections, with positive cases currently standing at more than 1 000.

The Metros in the province are leading with infections with Nelson Mandela Bay at 500 infections.

During his visit last month, Mkhize expressed dissatisfaction with the manner in which the province is handling the pandemic.

In the video below, Mkhize gives an update: