NATIONAL NEWS - As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 144 264. 1 596 995 tests have been completed in total of which 29 911 new tests are reported.
Reported Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report a further 73 COVID-19 related deaths- 1 from Mpumalanga, 5 from Limpopo, 2 from North West, 6 from Gauteng, 10 from Eastern Cape, 6 from KwaZulu Natal and 43 from Western Cape.
This brings the total deaths to 2 529.
We wish to express our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who treated the deceased.
The mortality rate is 1,8%
The number of recoveries is 70 614, which translates to a recovery rate of 48,9%
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