For the second consecutive day, South Africa has had less than 10,000 new COVID-19 cases.
Since July 9, the Department of Health reported more than 10,000 new cases daily but that trend was broken on Monday.
There’s now 381 798 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa with 8,170 new cases.
The other positive trend is the recovery rate that’s now at 54-percent.
This means more than 200,000 people have already recovered after testing positive.
The health department reported 195 further COVID-19 related deaths: 74 from the Eastern Cape, 48 from the Western Cape, 43 in Gauteng, and 30 in KZN.
More than 2.5-million tests have been conducted since the outbreak began.
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