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SA Reports 1 385 New Cases

UWC post-doctoral research fellow, Dr Tasnim Suliman, is studying live SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) samples to better understand the virus’ behaviour when exposed to e.g. antibodies and antiviral drug candidates. Picture: EWN

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The Department of Health have confirmed that the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is 1 574 370.

Testing Data:
The number of tests conducted to date is 10 508 510. Of these 26 934 tests were completed since the last report.

Deaths and Recoveries
59 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 3, Free State 8, Gauteng 30, Kwa-Zulu Natal 13, Limpopo 5, Mpumalanga 0, North West 0, Northern Cape 0 and Western Cape 0, which brings the total to 54 125 deaths.

Our cumulative recoveries today stand at 1 500 360, representing a recovery rate of 95%.

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