49 941 Covid-19 deaths in SA

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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.

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