COVID-19: 1,862 new cases, 110 more deaths

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). Marco Longari / AFP

JOHANNESBURG - The Health Department reported 110 more COVID-19 related deaths, taking South Africa's death toll to 49,523.

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The department has also recorded 1,862 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours.

SA's COVID-19 recoveries are at 1,422,622, reflecting a recovery rate of 94 percent.

Meanwhile, the next batch of 80,000 Johnson & Johnson vaccines is expected on Saturday.

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize made the announcement during a Parliamentary debate on the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.

Source
eNCA

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