More than 15,009 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed. KwaZulu-Natal has the most active cases at present followed by the Western Cape.
The health department reported that another 228 people have died. The department said there have been more than 897,704 recoveries so far.
Over 6.7 million tests have been conducted. Coronavirus Hotline Number: 0800 029 999 from 8 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday.
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#COVID19 Statistics in SA as at 02 January .
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— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) January 2, 2021
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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