COVID-19: 318 more deaths recorded in SA

A general view of the outside of a COVID-19 ward at  Hospital in Cape Town.

A general view of the outside of a COVID-19 ward at  Hospital in Cape Town.

Rodger Bosch / AFP

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa has recorded 318 more Covid-19 related deaths in the last 24 hours.

That brings the death toll to 43, 951.

There have been 5,297 new Covid-19 infections reported in the last 24 hours.

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The number of active Covid-19 cases continues to drop in most provinces since Monday.

The country currently has 112,364 active cases, which is a significant drop from Monday, when the number was above 134, 000.

But KwaZulu-Natal's rising number of active cases, now at 47,306, continues to be a cause for concern.

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The Western Cape has the second highest number of active cases, with 16,486.

Gauteng’s active cases have dropped to below 13,000, from over 19,000 on Monday.

 

 

 

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