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SA Reports 1 554 New Cases

Healthcare workers at the bedside of a patient admitted to the Nasrec field hospital in Gauteng during the coronavirus pandemic. Health MEC Bandile Masuku visited the facility on Friday, 3 July 2020. Picture: @BandileMasuku/Twitter

The Department of Health have confirmed that the the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is 1 541 563 with 1 554 new cases identified since the last report.

Testing Data:
The cumulative total of tests conducted is 9 722 821 with 32 002 tests completed since the last report.

Deaths and Recoveries
163 more COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 0 , Free State 9, Gauteng 24, Kwa-Zulu Natal 5, Limpopo 71, Mpumalanga 0, North West 37, Northern Cape 16 and Western Cape 1 which brings the total to 52 535 deaths.

Our cumulative recoveries today stand at 1 467 254, representing a recovery rate of 95%.

Vaccination Rollout
The number of health care workers vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol as at 18.30 today is 220 129

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