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2 080 New Cases Recorded In SA

Health officials are hard at work here at the Stjwetla informal settlement in Alexandra testing neighbours of the man who tested positive for COVID-19 on 31 March 2020. Picture: Ahmed Kajee/EWN

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The Department of Health has confirmed that cumulative total of COVID-19 cases is 769 759 with 2 080 new cases identified since the last report.

South Africa has registered a positivity rate of 14%, which is concerning Health Minister Zweli Mkhize.

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 5 305 343 with 14 377 new tests conducted since the last report.

65 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 26, Free State 19, Gauteng 2, Limpopo 3, North West 8 and Western Cape 7.

This brings the total to 20 968 deaths.

South Africa’s recoveries now stand at 711 195 which translates to a recovery rate of 92,4%.

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