COVID-19: SA's recovery rate at 89.5%

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.

Marco Longari / AFP

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's recovery rate has climbed to 89.5%.

Over 583,000 people have recovered from the virus.

Sadly, the country has recorded 142 more COVID-19 deaths, bringing the death toll to 15,641.

READ: COVID-19 claims 52 more lives in South Africa

The number of new infections continues to decline.

The Health Department recorded 772 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24-hours.

- Coronavirus Hotline Number: 0800 029 999 from 8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.

Help protect your loved ones by sharing this official South African government COVID-19 service with your family, friends and community.

Send HI to 0600 123 456 on WhatsApp.

The NICD has another Clinician Hotline to improve #COVID19 communication and support for healthcare providers. The Clinician Hotline is 0800 11 1131, operating 24 hrs. The Public Hotline is 0800 029 999 also operating 24hrs.

Source
eNCA