86 Covid-19 deaths, 2 646 new infection cases identified

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Tebogo Msimanga |

Eighty six more people died in South Africa after contracting coronavirus, 58 from Eastern Cape , 17  from Free State and 9 from KwaZulu Natal. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 20 671.

Over the last 24 hours, the number of detected Covid-19 cases is 765 409 with 2 646 new cases identified.

The number of tests conducted to date is 5 269 062 with 26 007 new tests conducted since the last report.

The recovery rate is 92,6 % meaning that 702 544 people have so far recovered.

People are urged to adhere to safety measures in place, wearing mask and maintaining social distance and to always sanitise their hands or wash them with soap and water.

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