The health department has reported 159 COVID-19 related deaths in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number to 12,423.
A total of 45 patients died in KwaZulu-Natal, 43 in Gauteng, 37 in the Eastern Cape, 29 in the Western Cape, and five in the Free State.
The department announced a cumulative total of 596,060 confirmed COVID-19 cases with 3,916 new cases identified.
Gauteng will soon have twice as many cases as the Western Cape.
South Africa’s recovery rate remains at 82 percent.
The total number of tests conducted to date is 3,455,671.
In other news – Boity reacts to Maps Maponyane’s sexxy half [email protected] photo
Model and businessman Maps Maponyane graced the cover for the latest issue of Mens Health Magazine, leaving many woman flustered with his ripped physic that left little to the imagination.
Boity being one of those flustered women, reacted to the drool-worthy image from the magazine shoot that Maps shared on social media, which evidently had the rapper feeling some type of way. continue reading