At least 69 more people are reported to have died of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. This brings the total death toll to just over 51,000. Over 1,200 people have been infected with COVID-19.
There are currently over 26,000 active COVID-19 cases in the country, a decrease of nearly a thousand since yesterday. More than 145,000 people have been vaccinated.
As of today, the total number of confirmed #COVID19 cases is 1 526 873 the total number of deaths is 51 179 the total number of recoveries is 1 449 654 and the total number of vaccines administered is 145 215. pic.twitter.com/llUY8mccvl
— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) March 12, 2021
In other news – Jackie Phamotse offers to pay towards Wits shooting victim Mthokozisi Ntumba’s funeral
Jackie Phamotse has offered to pay towards the funeral expenses of Mthokozisi Ntumba, a Masters graduate, father and husband, who was shot and killed by the South African Police Services on Wednesday.
Ntumba was a bystander, who was caught in the crossfire when the police were allegedly trying to disperse students during a protest at Wits University in Braamfontein. Learn more