Tebogo Msimanga |
Seventy four people died in South Africa after contracting coronavirus, 35 from Eastern Cape , 8 from Gauteng, 11 from Western Cape, 6 from Free State , 8 from Northern Cape and 6 from KwaZulu Natal .This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 19 539 .
Over the last 24 hours, 728 836 COVID-19 cases have been recorded in South Africa with 1 241 new cases identified since the last report.
The number of tests conducted to date is 4 868 610 with 15 692 new tests conducted since the last report
The recovery rate is 90% meaning that 659 249 people have so far recovered.