COVID-19: 63 more people die in South Africa

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 - At least 63 people have succumbed to COVID-19 in the last 24 hours in South Africa.

The country's death toll now stands at 18, 471.

Since the last report, 1,662 new COVID-19 cases have been reported in South Africa.

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The total number of confirmed cases is 703,793.

South Africa's recoveries now stands at 643, 543 people which is a 90-percent recovery rate.

Source
eNCA