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SA Reports Rising COVID-19 Numbers

Deputy Minister Thembi Siweya visits Transnet School of Rail Esselen Park, Quarantine site for Covid 19. Photo GCIS

The Department of Health have confirmed that the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases identified in South Africa is 1 605 252 with 3 221 new cases identified since the last report.

Testing Data
The number of tests conducted to date is 11 010 999. Of these 42 073 tests were conducted since the last report

Deaths and Recoveries
Today, 44 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 2, Free State 19, Gauteng 13, Kwa-Zulu Natal 3, Limpopo 0, Mpumalanga 0, North West 0, Northern Cape 2 and Western Cape 5 which brings the total to 55 012 deaths.

The cumulative recoveries now stand at 1 520 878, representing a recovery rate of 94,7%.

Vaccination Rollout
The number of vaccinations completed under the Sisonke Protocol as at 18.30 today is 455 169.

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