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South Africa’s COVID-19 deaths now over 700

Health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize

South Africa’s coronavirus related deaths have now passed 700. There are now 22 new reported COVID-19 deaths in the last 24-hours. Those fatalities are solely from the Western Cape. That brings the total number of deaths in the province to 525. As of Monday, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa stands at 34,357.

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The total national recoveries are 17,291. The Department of Health says 742,742 tests have been processed of which 17,617 tests have been conducted since the last report.

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Source: eNCA