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1 928 new COVID-19 cases recorded in 24 hours

COVID-19

South Africa’s confirmed Covid-19 cases now stand at 702 131, with 18 408 deaths reported since the coronavirus hit the country in March 2020 the health ministry confirmed.

Over the past 24 hours, 1 928 new cases have been identified.

Province
Eastern Cape 91821 13,1
Free State 53093 7,6
Gauteng 224863 32,0
KwaZulu-Natal 121174 17,3
Limpopo 16700 2,4
Mpumalanga 28660 4,1
North West 31689 4,5
Northern Cape 19950 2,8
Western Cape 114181 16,3
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 702131 100,0

 

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 528 141 with 22 608 new tests conducted since the last report.

Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report 38 more COVID-19 related deaths: 10 from Eastern Cape, 10 from the Free State, 17 from Gauteng and 1 from Mpumalanga.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 18 408. Of the 38 deaths reported today, were reported to have occurred in the past 24-48 hours: 1 in Eastern Cape, 1 in the Free State and 3 in Gauteng.

We extend our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the healthcare workers that treated the deceased patients.

Our recoveries now stand at 630 436 which translates to a recovery rate of 90%

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 3421 86927 1473
Free State 1301 36624 15168
Gauteng 4618 200353 19892
KwaZulu-Natal 3122 112064 5988
Limpopo 435 15690 575
Mpumalanga 590 27338 732
North West 393 28589 2707
Northern Cape 248 16772 2930
Western Cape 4280 106079 3822
National 18408 630436 53287

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health

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IEC

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Source – sacoronavirus