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SA Covid-19 cases surpasses 118 000 mark with 87 new related deaths as of Thursday.
Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize said while the number of deaths and infections always shoot up, they number of recoveries 59 974, translating to 50,7%.
“As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed covid-19 cases is 118 375, the total number of deaths is 2 292 and the total number of recoveries is 59 974” he said.
Of the 87 recorded deaths, 53 came from the Western Cape, 17 from the Eastern Cape, 15 from KwaZulu Natal and 2 from Gauteng.
Western Cape still leads with number of deaths at 1652 followed by Gauteng at 149.