New COVID-19 infections have been hovering around the 1,500 mark for the past three days. On Friday, 1,462 new cases were identified. Over 300 more deaths were recorded, taking the death toll to over 52,000. But, some of those deaths occurred as far back as December.
The recovery rate stands at 95 percent, with the country dealing with just over 22,000 active cases.
In terms of the vaccine rollout, just over 182,000 healthcare workers have been vaccinated. Coronavirus Hotline Number: 0800 029 999 from 8 am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.
#COVID19 Statistics in SA as at 19 March.
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— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) March 19, 2021
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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