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CHRISTCHURCH, April 29. Yesterday, the Hon. G. W. Russell received the report of the Soutn African Royal Commission on the epidemic. It will be referred to the Public Health Department for consideration and report. The total deaths in the Union of South Africa were as follow :—

Europeans ... ... 11,726 Others 127,745 Total ... ... 139,471 ...The death rate per thousand of population was 22.80, the European population being 1,418,000 ,and others 4,697,----000. The recorded cases numbered 454,000 among Europeans, and 2,162,----000 among the coloured population. The death rate per hundred of persons attacked was:— Europeans 2.57 Others 5.90

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SOUTH AFRICAN FIGURES., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9597, 29 April 1919

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SOUTH AFRICAN FIGURES. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9597, 29 April 1919

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