File: South Africa recorded 4,932 new COVID-19 infections and 160 more deaths. AFP/Tiziana Fabi
JOHANNESBURG - Just over 2,000 new COVID-19 cases have been recorded.
The total number of infections stands at over 760,000.
The health department reported that 65 people have died, taking the death toll to 20,968.
The department said the current testing positivity rate of 14 percent is concerning.
The recovery rate is at 92,4 percent.
More than 5 300,000 tests have been conducted.
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