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One hundred and twenty- three more people died of Coronavirus in South Africa over the last 24 hours, bringing the total deaths to 56 293. Gauteng recorded 23 deaths, Free State 28, Limpopo 16, Northern Cape 30, Western Cape 4, Mpumalanga 6 and KwaZulu-Natal 6
The tests conducted to date is 11 535 429. The recovery now stands at 1 551 520 which translates to a 93.8% recovery rate.
South Africa recorded 4 576 news Covid cases in the past 24 hours.
The health department conveyed condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thanked the health workers who treated the deceased.
The number of Health Care Workers Vaccinated under the Sisonke programme to date is 479 768. The health department said the total vaccinated Phase Two as of Friday 28 May 2021 is 418 187. These vaccinations were with the first dose of Pfizer vaccine.
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.