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.
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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#COVID19 Statistics in SA as at 05 February .— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) February 5, 2021
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