SA records 3,751 new cases, 261 more deaths

Nurses observe International Nurses day at the Zone 17 Clinic, Stand no 62064, Sebokeng, 12 May 2020. The Minister of Health, Dr Zwelini Mkhize, the Deputy Minister Dr Joe Phaahla, together with MECs for Health in all 9 Provinces will held a special candlelight ceremony for all nurses in the country. Picture: Tracy Lee Stark

As of Thursday, 04 February 2021, the cumulative number of detected Covid-19 cases is 1,466,767 with 3,751 new cases identified, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has confirmed.

261 more Covid-19 related deaths were reported, with 44 from Eastern Cape, 12 from Free State, 53 from Gauteng, 56 from Kwa-Zulu Natal (KZN), 11 from Limpopo, 42 from North West, 2 from Northern Cape and 41 from Western Cape.

This brings the total number of Covid-19 related deaths to 45,605.

Recoveries now stand at 1,327,186 representing a recovery rate of 90.5%.

Meanwhile, a total of 8,400,319 tests have been completed with 31,032 new tests conducted since the last report.

The Citizen