3,749 new COVID-19 cases, 297 deaths recorded in SA

File: Healthcare workers wearing personal protective equipment stand outside the Nasrec Field Hospital. AFP/Michele Spatari

JOHANNESBURG - The number of active COVID-19 cases continues to decline.

There are now just under 89,000 active cases in the country.

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This after 3,749 new cases were reported, taking the total to over 1.4 million.

Over 1.3 million of those have already recovered leading to a recovery rate of almost 91 percent.

Unfortunately, there have been 297 more deaths, taking the death toll to almost 46,000.

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