NATIONAL NEWS - The Department of Correctional Services has recorded a 91.18% COVID-19 recovery rate for officials and inmates.
A total of 6 476 officials and inmates have tested positive for COVID-19 and 5 905 of those have recovered which translates to a recovery rate of a recovery rate of 91.18%.
As of Monday, the department had 466 (7.20%) active cases comprising of 129 inmates and 337 officials.
According to the latest statistics from the Department of Health, South Africa has a cumulative 611 450 confirmed COVID-19 cases with 1 677 new cases identified.
The total number of deaths is at 13 159 and recoveries stand at 516 494. –SAnews.gov.za