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20 more COVID-19 deaths reported in South Africa


At least 20 people have died from COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape have reported four deaths each while six deaths have been reported in Gauteng and the Western Cape.

This brings the total number of coronavirus related deaths in the country to 15,447.

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The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa now stands at 649 793 after 1,579 new cases were reported in the last hour.

While the number of recoveries is 577, 906 which translates to an 88.9-per cent recovery rate.  Coronavirus Hotline Number: 0800 029 999 from 8 am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.

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The NICD has another Clinician Hotline to improve #COVID19 communication and support for healthcare providers. The Clinician Hotline is 0800 11 1131, operating 24 hrs. The Public Hotline is 0800 029 999 also operating 24hrs.

In other news – Twitter approves of the #IdolsSA Top 16.

This year’s competition has been an intense one for our contestants with all the changes they had to cope with in theatre week.


The fate of the contestants now rests with you, the viewers at home, as they will rely on your votes to ensure that they make it to the next round, starting with our male contestants this coming Sunday,” says Nomsa Philiso, the Director for Local Entertainment Channels at M-Net. Learn more

Source: eNCA