Covid-19 update: 17,421 new cases bring SA’s total to 1,231,597

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As of Sunday, the cumulative total of Covid-19 cases identified in South Africa is 1,231,597, with 17,421 new cases identified since the last report, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has announced.

A further 339 Covid-19 related deaths were recorded: Eastern Cape 77 , Free State 19, Gauteng 28, KwaZulu-Natal 71, Limpopo 14, Mpumalanga 10, Northern Cape 7 and Western Cape 113. This brings the total deaths to 33,163.

“We convey our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who treated the deceased. Our recoveries now stand at 966 368, representing a recovery rate of 78,4%,” said Mkhize.

The Citizen