SA COVID-19 recovery rate increases by 90%

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The Health Ministry says in its latest data release shows that the recovery rate from coronavirus has increased to 90%.

It says this is one of the better recovery rates in the world.

The Ministry also added that another 1 268 people have tested positive for the coronavirus – bringing the total number of cases to 670 766.

Twenty-two more deaths have been recorded – taking the overall death toll from COVID-19 to 16 398.

Professor Bulie Magula on SA’s latest Covid-19 related deaths:
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The country has recently seen a 6% surge in cases, despite a decrease in infection rate on the continent.

This as authorities reiterate calls for the public to continue adhering to COVI-19 safety protocols.

#COVID19 Statistics in SA as at 27 September.

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Source: sabcnews