#Covid19: SA death toll over 8,000

South Africa’s COVID-19 death toll has surpassed 8,000.

The country recorded 193 more deaths, mostly in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape.

The number of confirmed cases is approaching 500,000.

SA now has just over 493,000 infections.

According to the health department, the recovery rate translates to 66% as 326,171 patients have recovered from the virus.

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