COVID-19 in SA: 891 new COVID-19 cases recorded with 40 deaths


SA recorded 891 new cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, taking the total number of infections to 716,759.

In the past 24 hours, the Health Department has recorded 891 new COVID-19 cases, which takes the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 716,759.

According to the Health Minister – Dr. Zweli Mkhize, he said there have also been 40 deaths related to COVID-19 since the data was released on Sunday evening. Of these, 10 deaths happened in the past 24-48 hours. The other 30 were historical deaths which were confirmed since Sunday.

Our recoveries now stand at 646,721 which translates to a recovery rate of 90%,” said Mkhize.

The data is based on a total of 4,709,403 tests, of which 11,464 were performed in the last 24-hour cycle.

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