29 more deaths, 1480 new COVID-19 infection cases

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Tebogo Msimanga |

Over the last 24 hours, 668 529 COVID-19 cases have been recorded in South Africa and 1 480 new cases have been identified.

The total number of reported COVID-19 related deaths in South Africa currently stands at 16 312..

The total number of tests conducted to date is 4 117 079 with 14 917 new tests conducted since the last report.

Health Ministry reported 29 new COVID-19 related deaths, 5 from Eastern Cape, 5 from Gauteng, 5 from KwaZulu Natal, 2 Limpopo , 4 Western Cape and 8 from Northern Cape.

The recovery rate is 89.%, meaning that 599 149 people have so far recovered.

People are urged to observe social distancing and wash their hands with soap and water or alcohol based sanitizer.

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