COVID-19 cases rise to 3,465 in South Africa

The hospitals were closed for new admissions in April after an outbreak of 50 COVID-19 infections at both hospitals and the death of 4 people from the virus.

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PORT ELIZABETH - Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has announced that South Africa's COVID-19 cases have increased to 3,465.

There have been no new reported deaths from the coronavirus in the last 24 hours.

The death toll from the virus remains at 58.

There have been 126, 937 tests conducted in South Africa of which 5,427 were done in the last 24 hours.

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