South Africa recorded about 12,000 cases of malaria with 63 deaths from January to October 2019, said the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) on Monday in a statement.
The institute said that this year the country recorded a reduction in malaria infection and deaths.
NICD added that the country recorded around 17,000 cases with 114 deaths during the same period last year.
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“During the holiday season, many people will be exposed because of their travel to higher transmission areas, both internally and outside the country borders, particularly in Mozambique.
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