NATIONAL NEWS - As of Monday, 22 February 2021, the cumulative number of detected Covid-19 cases is 1,504,588 with 792 new cases identified, Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has confirmed.
97 more Covid-19 related deaths were reported, with 7 from Eastern Cape, 30 from Free State, 15 from Gauteng, 8 from Kwa-Zulu Natal (KZN), 7 from Mpumalanga and 22 from Western Cape.
This brings the total number of Covid-19 related deaths to 49,150.
Recoveries now stand at 1,413,566 representing a recovery rate of 93,7%.
A total of 8,907,857 tests have been completed with 15,342 new tests conducted since the last report.
Meanwhile, the total number of vaccines that have been administered stands at 23,059.