SA records 933 new cases

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Healthcare workers are given the jab of the first batch of Johnson & Johnson vaccines at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto on 17 February 2021, in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. Picture: Michel Bega

As of Tuesday, the total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases is 1 530 966, with 933 new cases recorded since the last report, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has announced.

The country has also recorded 139 Covid-19 deaths: 2 from Eastern Cape, 13 from Free State, 29 from Gauteng, 20 from KwaZulu-Natal, 57 from Limpopo, 6 from Mpumalanga, 3 from Northern Cape, 9 from Western Cape.

This brings the total number of deaths to 51, 560.

Recoveries stand at 1 458 000, representing a recovery rate of 95%.

The number of healthcare workers vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol stands at 157, 286.

The Citizen