Despite 400 deaths, under 20s not among high risk-category

Youngsters recorded Covid fatality rate of just 4.2%

Isaac Mahlangu Senior reporter

The death of an 18-year-old grade 12 pupil from Free State is one of more than 400 such cases of those aged under 20 who have succumbed to Covid-19 in SA, but health experts believe the younger citizens remain relatively safe from the pandemic.

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