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SA Reports 792 New COVID-19 Cases

A member of medical staff wearing protective equipment, prepares to take care of patients amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at an hospital in Douala, Cameroon April 27, 2020. Picture taken April 27, 2020. REUTERS/Josiane Kouagheu NO RESALES. NO ARCHIVES.

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The Department of Health confirmed that the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 1 504 588 with 792 new cases identified since the last report.

The cumulative total of tests conducted to date is 8 907 857 with 15 342 new tests recorded since the last report.

A further 97 deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 7, Free State 30, Gauteng 15, Kwa-Zulu Natal 8, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 7, North West 0, Northern Cape 8 and Western Cape 22 which brings the total to 49 150 deaths.

Our recoveries now stand at 1 413 566, representing a recovery rate of 93,9%

Vaccination Rollout
The number of health care workers vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol is 23 059 as of 6 pm 22 February 2021.

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