NATIONAL NEWS - As of Tuesday, 9 February 2021, the cumulative number of detected Covid-19 cases is 1,479,253 with 1,742 new cases identified, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has confirmed.
396 more Covid-19 related deaths were reported, with 20 from Eastern Cape, 6 from Free State, 81 from Gauteng, 85 from Kwa-Zulu Natal (KZN), 118 from Limpopo, 18 from Mpumalanga, 3 from Northern Cape and 65 from Western Cape.
This brings the total number of Covid-19 related deaths to 46,869.
Recoveries now stand at 1,367,247 representing a recovery rate of 92%.
Meanwhile, a total of 8,538,269 tests have been completed with 26,859 new tests conducted since the last report.