COVID-19: 2,759 new cases, 72 more deaths

File: A healthcare worker prepares a COVID-19 test. AFP/Luca Sola

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa is seeing an increase in the number of new COVID-19 infections.

The Health Department reported 2,759 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours.

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However, the department says SA is not yet experiencing a third wave of infections.

A total of 72 more confirmed deaths takes the COVID-19 death toll to 54,968

The recovery rate remains at 95 percent.

So far, 430,730 health workers are vaccinated.


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