114 Covid-19 deaths in South Africa


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One hundred and fourteen more people died of Coronavirus in the country over the last 24 hours, bringing the total deaths to 89 771. The country recorded 2 465 new Covid-19 cases.

The Department of Health reported that 18 768 active Covid -19 cases have been identified in South Africa.

So far, 2 843 961  people in the country have recovered from covid-19 which translates to a 96.3% recovery rate.

Meanwhile, a new Covid-19 variant known as B.1.1.529 was detected in Botswana. The four cases were detected among travellers who tested SARS-COV-2 positive on routine pre-travel testing.

The public is urged to take necessary precautions to protect themselves from Covid-19.

The health department conveyed condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thanked the health workers who treated the deceased.

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