SA records 772 new cases, 142 more coronavirus related deaths


South Africa has recorded 772 new coronavirus cases. This brings the total number of cases to 651 521.

The country has also recorded 142 new COVID-19 related fatalities, bringing the total number of deaths to 15 641.

In a statement, Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize says most of the new deaths were recorded in Limpopo.

“Regrettably, we report 142 more COVID-19 related deaths: “Sixteen from KwaZulu-Natal, 12 from Gauteng, 4 from Eastern Cape, 13 from Western Cape, 11 from Northern Cape, 19 from Mpumalanga and 67 from Limpopo,” says Dr Mkhize.

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 3 940 217.

The number of recoveries now stands at 583 126, this translates to a recovery rate of 89,5%.


Source: sabcnews