48 940 Covid-19 death toll in SA

Health South Africa

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Eighty- one people died of Coronavirus in South Africa over the last 24 hours, bringing the total deaths to 48 940 . Gauteng recorded 29 deaths, KwaZulu-Natal 23, Eastern Cape 3, Free State 5 and Western 15.

The tests conducted to date is 8 867 659  with 28 722  new tests recorded since the last report.

The recovery rate now stands at 1 409 553  which translates to 93.8% recovery rate.

People are urged to continue adhering to the health protocols put in place: washing hands with soap and water or alcohol-based sanitiser and always maintain social distance.

President Cyril Ramaphosa and Health Minister Zweli Mkhize reiterated that people can beat this virus if they adhere to be above-mentioned health protocols.

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