1,376 new cases, 183 more deaths confirmed in SA

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A Nurse can be seen working with a covid-19 patient in a tent hospital at the Tshwane District Hospital in Pretoria, 10 July 2020. Picture: Jacques Nelles

As of Monday, 09 February 2021, the cumulative number of detected Covid-19 cases is 1,477,511 with 1,376 new cases identified, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has confirmed.

183 more Covid-19 related deaths were reported, with 27 from Eastern Cape, 24 from Free State, 45 from Gauteng, 12 from Kwa-Zulu Natal (KZN), 3 from Limpopo, 21 from Mpumalanga, 19 from North West, 2 from Northern Cape and 30 from Western Cape.

This brings the total number of Covid-19 related deaths to 46,473.

Recoveries now stand at 1,363,947 representing a recovery rate of 92%. 

Meanwhile, a total of 8,511,410 tests have been completed with 15,599 new tests conducted since the last report.

The Citizen