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New COVID-19 cases surge to over 10,000

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Coronavirus cases in South Africa have increased to 883,687. New daily infections have breached the 10,000 mark for the first time since 1 August.

The health department reported that the number of deaths has increased by 166 and the death toll now stands at 23,827. South Africa currently has 85,275 active cases.

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The number of new daily infections in the Western Cape breached the 3,000 mark while the Eastern Cape is the only province showing a decrease in new daily infections.

The province, however, has the most COVID-19 deaths at 5,770 followed by the Western Cape with 5,230, Gauteng with 5,135 and KwaZulu-Natal with 3,510.

The number of recoveries stands at 774,585. Coronavirus Hotline Number: 0800 029 999 from 8 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday.

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Source: eNCA