As of today, the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is 1 568 366.
Deaths and Recoveries
Today, 130 deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 11, Free State 7, Gauteng 11, KwaZulu Natal 5, Limpopo 5, Mpumalanga 3, North West 34, Northern Cape 13 and Western Cape 41.
This brings the total to 53 887 deaths. Some Provinces have been conducting data verification at facilities to ensure that all COVID-19 related deaths that were not reported are reported.
We convey our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who treated the deceased.
Our cumulative recoveries today stand at 1 494 630, representing a recovery rate of 95%.
Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
In Other News – Alicia fights with her mom, actress Connie Ferguson
Actress Connie Ferguson and her dance-fanatic daughter Alicia, have become Southern Africa’s favourite gym duo. Not so long ago, Connie decided to rope in Alicia for an intense workout session and they kept motivating each other and eventually completed it.
The Queen actress shared their workout session through Instagram stories. They tried out some stability ball exercises and we can imagine how challenging it was, Luckily Alicia came to her mother’s rescue! learn more