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SA COVID-19 Update in Numbers

FILE PHOTO: Beds are seen at a temporary field hospital set up in a sports complex by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Khayelitsha township near Cape Town, South Africa, July 21, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Hutchings/File Photo

The Department of Health has confirmed that the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is 672 572 with 903 new cases identified since the last report.

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 164 491 with 12 011 new tests conducted since the last report.

The Department also report 81 more COVID-19 related deaths: 8 from Eastern Cape, 10 from Northern Cape, 11 from KwaZulu-Natal, 28 from Gauteng, 5 from Limpopo, 8 from North West, 6 from Western Cape and 5 from the Free State.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 16 667.

South Africa’s recoveries now stand at 606 520 which translates to a recovery rate of 90%.

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