Tebogo Msimanga |
Over the last 24 hours, fourty three people died in South Africa after contracting coronavirus, Free State 9, Gauteng 2, Kwa-Zulu Natal 5, Northern Cape 1 and Western Cape 26. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 22 249.
The number of detected Covid-19 cases is 817 878 with 3 313 new cases identified.
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize extended condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thanked the healthcare workers that treated the deceased.
People are urged to wear masks, observe social distance and wash their hands at all times.