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Update: COVID-19 cases are now 187 977, total number of deaths is 3026

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Dr Zweli Mkhize

As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases is 187 977, the total number of deaths is 3026 and the total number of recoveries is 91 227.

Regrettably, we report a further 74 COVID-19 related deaths- 31 from Eastern Cape, and 43 from Western Cape. This brings the total to 3026

We wish to express our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who treated the deceased.

The number of recoveries is 91 227, which translates to a recovery rate of 48,5%

The provincial breakdown is as follows:

In Other News – More police stations temporarily closed because of Covid-19

Several more police stations around the country have had to be temporarily closed over the past two days for decontamination due to members testing positive for Covid-19.

Stations that had to be closed included Carletonville, Olifantsfontein, Dunnottar, Norwood, Laudium, Musina, Boksburg North and Parkweg Satellite (Thabure)

The health ministry on Friday reported 9,063 new cases of the virus — the biggest increase in infections in a single day. continue reading 

Source – News365coza