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COVID-19 infections increase by 1,462

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.

Covid-19 vaccine

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.

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.

In other news – Makhadzi Earns her very First Gold Plaque

Makhadzi is over the moon after receiving first gold after 11 years of singing. The singer says the song, Murahu featuring Mr. Brown reached gold status.


Taking to social media, the singer expressed her excitement, urging fans to celebrate with her, as she’s speechless. Learn more

Source: eNCA

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