77 more COVID-19 deaths in SA

Emergency paramedics wearing a full COVID-19 coronavirus personal protective equipment (PPE) transfer an empty gurney to an ambulance at the Greenacres Hospital in Port Elizabeth.

File: Emergency paramedics wearing a full COVID-19 coronavirus personal protective equipment (PPE) transfer an empty gurney to an ambulance at the Greenacres Hospital in Port Elizabeth. Pic: Marco Longari / AFP

JOHANNESBURG - The Department of Health reported 77 more COVID-19 deaths in South Africa, taking the death toll to 16,283.

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Most of the new COVID-19 deaths occurred in Gauteng.

The country has recorded over 1,800 new infections.

SA's recovery rate is at 89.3%.

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