COVID-19 cases in SA increase by 2,080

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.

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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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