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3 069 new Covid-19 infection cases identified
Over the last 24 hours, eighty eight more people died in South Africa after contracting coronavirus, 33 from Eastern Cape, Gauteng 5, Limpopo 5, KwaZulu Natal 2, Free State 25 and 18 from Western Cape. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 21 289 .
The number of detected Covid-19 cases is 778 571 with 3 069 new cases identified.
The number of tests conducted to date is 5 383 078 with 28 010 new tests conducted since the last report.
Health Minister on Thursday said the Gauteng Province indicated that they are giving urgent attention to the issue of data reconciliation. ”In addition, we have deployed a team to assist them to resolve the issue expediently” . Highlighted Mkhize.
People are urged to adhere to safety measures in place, wearing masks and maintaining social distance and to always sanitize their hands or wash them with soap and water.