Mpumalanga records more Covid-19 related deaths in 24 hours

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Gauteng continues to stretch the lead in being the Covid-19 epicenter in South Africa now standing at 181 946 cases.

Health Ministry confirmed 5 377 new cases in the last 24 hours bringing the new total number to 516 862 and the total number of deaths now at 8 539.

“We are now standing at 358 037 total recoveries” said that ministry.

This is the lowest number recorded in a 24 hour period since June 23 when 4 518 infections were confirmed.

Dr Zweli Mkhize confirmed 173 fatalities in the last 24 hours.

Of the new deaths, 45 were recorded in Mpumalanga, 37 in Gauteng, 31 in the Western Cape, 28 in the North West, 20 in the Eastern Cape and 12 in KwaZulu-Natal.

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