587 345 cases of COVID-19 in SA

Health South Africa

Tebogo Msimanga

A total of 587 345 confirmed COVID-19 cases have been recorded in South Africa with 3 692 new cases identified. Health Minister Zweli Mkhize confirmed this on Sunday.

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 400 638 with 22 609 new tests conducted since the last report

The health Ministry reported 162 COVID-19 related deaths-

70 from Eastern Cape,

 27 from Gauteng,

21 from KwaZulu-Natal,

 6 from Free State,

18 from North West and 20 from Western Cape. This brings the total COVID-19 related cumulative deaths to 11 839.

The recoveries now stand at 472 377 which translates to a recovery rate of 80% .

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