4,058 new cases, 398 more deaths confirmed

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Health workers are seen at the Nasrec Field Hospital for Covid-19, 25 January 2021. Picture: Michel Bega

As of Wednesday, 03 February 2021, the cumulative number of detected Covid-19 cases is 1,463,016 with 4,058 new cases identified, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has confirmed.

398 more Covid-19 related deaths were reported, with 46 from Eastern Cape, 12 from Free State, 97 from Gauteng, 138 from Kwa-Zulu Natal (KZN), 8 from Limpopo, 21 from Mpumalanga, 9 from Northern Cape and 67 from Western Cape.

This brings the total number of Covid-19 related deaths to 45,344.

Recoveries now stand at 1,323,680 representing a recovery rate of 90.5%.

Meanwhile, a total of 8,369,287 tests have been completed with 39,596 new tests conducted since the last report.

The Citizen