COVID-19: 48 more deaths reported in SA

File: City of Tshwane officials conduct COVID-19 screenings. AFP/Phill Magakoe

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's COVID-19 death toll has increased to 18,891.

The Health Department has reported 48 more deaths in the last 24 hours. Seven of the reported deaths happened in the past 48 hours.

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There have been 1,897 new coronavirus cases in the country, taking the total number of cases to 712,412.

South Africa's recoveries now stand at 643,523, which translates to a 90-percent recovery rate.


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