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COVID-19 in SA: Numbers rise with over 8,000 new cases

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize

The Health Department confirmed 300 more people have died of COVID-19 in South Africa, taking the death toll to 40,874. The number of confirmed cases is up by 8,147, taking the total number of infections to over 1.4-million.

The country has recorded more than 1.2-million recoveries at a recovery rate of almost 87 percent.


Almost 8 million tests have been conducted.  Coronavirus Hotline Number: 0800 029 999 from 8 am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.

Help protect your loved ones by sharing this official South African government COVID-19 service with your family, friends and community.

Send HI to 0600 123 456 on WhatsApp. 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.

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Source: eNCA