Tebogo Msimanga |
Four hundred and ninety-eight people have died In South Africa after contracting corona virus, bringing the total number of deaths to 40 574.
Gauteng recorded 201 deaths, Kwa Zulu Natal 125, Mpumalanga 18 , Limpopo 19, Western Cape 71 and Northern Cape 2 and Free State 17.
Recoveries stand at 1 217 492, which translates to 86,6%. People are urged to observe health protocols put in place: washing hands regularly with soap and water or sanitiser, wearing a mask and maintaining social distance.