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1 371 New COVID-19 Cases In SA

Deputy Minister Thembi Siweya visits Transnet School of Rail Esselen Park, Quarantine site for Covid 19. Photo GCIS

The Department of Health Confirmed that the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is 726 823 with 1 371 new cases identified since the last report.

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 842 516 with 19 543 new tests conducted since the last report.

The Department report 135 COVID-19 related deaths: 22 from Eastern Cape, 2 from the Free State, 107 from Gauteng, and 4 from Western Cape.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 19 411. Of the 135 deaths reported, 8 were reported to have occurred in the past 24-48 hours: 1 in the Eastern Cape, 1 in the Free State, 3 from Gauteng, and 3 in Western Cape.

South Africa’s recoveries now stand at 655 330 which translates to a recovery rate of 90%.

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