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SA recorded 853 new Covid-19 cases

853 new Covid-19 cases

As of today, the cumulative number of COVID-19 cases for South Africa is 1 568 366.

Testing Data:
The number of tests conducted to date is 10 379 089. Of these 23 893 tests were completed since the last report

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