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1 987 New COVID-19 Cases Recorded In SA

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The Department of Health has confirmed that the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is 754 256 with 1 987 new cases identified since the last report.

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 5 160 877 with 17 930 new tests conducted since the last report.

119 more COVID-19 deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 36, Free State 22, Gauteng 42, Kwa-Zulu Natal 7, Mpumalanga 1 and Western Cape 11 which brings the total reported deaths to 20 433. Of the 118 deaths, 7 reportedly occurred in the past 48 hours: 3 in the Free State and 4 in the Western Cape.

South Africa’s recoveries now stand at 696 820 which translates to a recovery rate of 92,4%.

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