Tebogo Msimanga |
The total number of reported COVID-19 related deaths in South Africa currently stands at 17 673.
Over the last 24 hours, 690 896 COVID-19 cases have been recorded in South Africa and 2 364 new cases have been identified.
Health Ministry reported 126 new COVID-19 related deaths, 39 from Eastern Cape ,30 from Gauteng, 4 from Mpumalanga, 35 Free State, and 8 from Western Cape, Northern Cape, and 10 from KwaZulu Natal.
The recovery rate is 90% meaning that 622 153 people have so far recovered.
People are urged to observe social distancing and wash their hands with soap and water or alcohol based sanitizer.