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.
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.
#COVID19 Statistics in SA as at 12 May.— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) May 12, 2021
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