SA records 1,102 new cases, 195 more deaths

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Picture for illustration. A nurse conducts tests for the new coronavirus in a tent in the grounds of a private hospital in Stockholm. AFP/Jonathan NACKSTRAND

As of Monday, 15 February 2021, the cumulative number of detected Covid-19 cases is 1,492,909 with 1,102 new cases identified, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has confirmed.

195 more Covid-19 related deaths were reported, with 25 from Eastern Cape, 11 from Free State, 58 from Gauteng, 3 from Kwa-Zulu Natal (KZN), 30 from North West, 6 from Northern Cape and 62 from Western Cape.

This brings the total number of Covid-19 related deaths to 48,094.

Recoveries now stand at 1,391,155 representing a recovery rate of 93%. 

Meanwhile, a total of 8,712,844 tests have been completed with 15,778 new tests conducted since the last report.

The Citizen