Tebogo Msimanga |
Over the last 24 hours, one hundred and four people died in South Africa after contracting coronavirus, 65 from Eastern Cape, Free State 3, Gauteng 5, Kwa-Zulu Natal 6, Mpumalanga 3 and Western Cape 20. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 22067.
The number of detected Covid-19 cases is 810 449 with 4 645 new cases identified.
When President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation last month, he said when people adhere to health protocols, wearing masks and maintaining social distancing, there won’t be a need for a hard lockdown.