South Africa: Minister Zweli Mkhize Confirms Total of 698,184 Cases of Coronavirus Covid-19

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As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is 698 184 with 1 770 new cases identified since the last report.

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Regrettably, we report 158 more COVID-19 related deaths: 22 from Eastern Cape, 19 from the Free State, 38 from KwaZulu Natal, 70 from Gauteng, 5 from Limpopo, and 4 from Western Cape. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 18 309. Of the 158 deaths reported today, 8 occurred in the past 24-48 hours: 1 in the Free State, 1 in Gauteng, 2 from Limpopo and 4 in the Western Cape.

We extend our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health- care workers that treated the deceased patients.

Our recoveries now stand at 628 301 which translates to a recovery rate of 90%.

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