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2 007 New COVID-19 Cases As Recovery Rate Ticks Up

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize confirmed a cumulative total of 644 438 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 2 007 new cases identified.

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 863 453 with 20 555 new tests conducted since the last report.

The Department of Health reported 97 more COVID-19 related deaths: 17 from KwaZulu-Natal, 21 from Gauteng, 7 from Eastern Cape, 4 from Free State, 1 from Limpopo, 26 from Mpumalanga, 15 from North West, 6 from Western Cape.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 15 265.

South Africa’s Recoveries now stand at 573 003 which translates to a recovery rate of 88,9%.