After 65 more deaths were reported, the total deaths on Monday stood at 20,968.
As of Monday, South Africa has recorded a total of 769,759 Covid-19 cases, with 2,080 new cases identified since the last report, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced.
Regrettably, 65 more Covid-19 related deaths have been reported: Eastern Cape 26, Free State 19, Gauteng 2, Limpopo 3, North West 8 and Western Cape 7. This brings the total deaths to 20,968, he said.
Total recoveries now stand at 711,915, which translates to a recovery rate of 92.4%
“We extend our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the healthcare workers who treated the deceased patients,” said Mkhize.