Tebogo Msimanga |
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize confirmed that over the last 24 hours, 661 211 COVID-19 cases have been recorded in South Africa and 1 555 new cases have been identified.
The total number of reported COVID-19 related deaths in South Africa currently stands at 15 953 .
The total number of tests conducted to date is 4 041 543 with 16 884 new tests conducted since the last report.
Health Ministry reported 13 new COVID-19 related deaths, 3 from Eastern Cape, 3 from Gauteng, 1 from KwaZulu Natal, 3 from Eastern Cape and 6from Western Cape
The number of recoveries currently stands at which translates to a recovery rate of 89.2% , meaning that almost 590 071 people have so far recovered.