NATIONAL NEWS - As of Wednesday, 5 May, the cumulative number of detected Covid-19 cases is 1 588 221 with 2,073 new cases identified, Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has confirmed.
46 more Covid-19 related deaths were reported, with 4 from Eastern Cape, 1 from Free State, 19 from Gauteng, 2 from KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), 18 from Limpopo, 0 from Mpumalanga, 0 from North West, 2 from Northern Cape and 0 from Western Cape.
This brings the total number of Covid-19 related deaths to 54,557.
Recoveries now stand at 1,510,385 representing a recovery rate of 95%.
A total of 10,773,227 tests have been completed with 33,414 new tests conducted since the last report.
Meanwhile, the total number of vaccines that have been administered stands at 353 181.