2,080 new cases see total climb to 769,759

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Health Minister Zweli Mkhize. Picture: Jacques Nelles

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.

The Citizen