Another 3,313 new cases reported

A picture taken on December 4, 2020 shows the production of Russia's Gam-COVID-Vac vaccine against the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) registered under trade name Sputnik V, developed by the Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology in coordination with the Russian Defence Ministry, at the facility of Russia's biotech company BIOCAD in Strelna outside Saint Petersburg. (Photo by Olga MALTSEVA / AFP)

As of Monday, the cumulative total of Covid-19 cases is 817,878 with 3,313 new cases identified since the last report, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced.

A cumulative 5,611,915 tests have been completed, of which 19,252 have been conducted since the last report, he added.

“Regrettably, 43 more Covid-19 related deaths have been reported: Free State 9, Gauteng 2, KwaZulu-Natal 5, Northern Cape 1 and Western Cape 26, which brings the total to 22 249 deaths.

“We extend our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the healthcare workers that treated the deceased patients,” Mkhize said.

The Citizen