Tebogo Msimanga |
One hundred and fifty-seven people died of Coronavirus in South After over the last 24 hours, bringing the total deaths to 49 941. Gauteng recorded 33 deaths, KwaZulu-Natal 46, Eastern Cape 6, Free State 26, Western Cape 18, Limpopo 23, Mpumalanga 3 and Northern Cape 2.
The tests conducted to date is 9 054 643 with 26 569 new tests recorded since the last report.
The recovery rate now stands at 1 429 047 which translates to a 94% 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.
The health department said the number of health workers vaccinated under the Sisonke protocol is 67 303 as of 6: 30 on 27 February 2021.