SA records 6000 new cases with almost half coming from Gauteng

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Health Ministry has confirmed 6,130 new cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours with about half of those cases coming from Gauteng.

With 73 new related deaths, the Western Cape still remains the epicenter in South Africa now sitting at 61 375, a number which which went up from 60 445 24 hours prior.

“As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed covid-19 cases is 144 264, the total number of deaths is 2529 and the number of recoveries is 70 614”

Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize added that of 144,264 cases of the virus in SA, the Western Cape accounts for 61,375 of those cases, Gauteng 39,841 up from 36,895 whereas the Eastern Cape accounts for 26,195 up from 25,099.

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