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 88 more COVID-19 deaths in South Africa and a further 1,906 new cases.
The total number of COVID-19 deaths is 16,206.
There have been more than 665,000 positive cases identified, with 594,229 recoveries in SA.
The recovery rate is at 89.3%.
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