1,7K Covid-19 cases confirmed

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Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize says that the ministry has recorded 1 770 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours bringing the total number of cases to 725 452.

This is also as recovery continues to shoe positive results at 654 182 which translates to a recovery rate of 90%.

Minister Mkhize also sent out condolences to the families of those who lost their loved ones to the pandemic with 46 COVID-19 related deaths being confirmed, of which 35 are from Eastern Cape, 2 from the Free State, 2 from Gauteng, 3 from KwaZulu-Natal and 4 from Western Cape.

“This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 19 276. Of the 46 deaths reported today, 10 were reported to have occurred in the past 24-48 hours: 3 in the Eastern Cape, 1 in the Free State, 2 from Gauteng, 2 in KwaZulu Natal, and 2 in Western Cape.”

“We extend our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the healthcare workers that treated the deceased patients” said the Minister.

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