COVID-19 in SA: Deaths rise to 16,667

File: 903 new COVID-19 cases have been reported in the past 24 hours.

AFP/Kevin Winter

JOHANNESBURG -The health department reported 81 more COVID-19 deaths in South Africa, taking the death toll 16,667.

A total of 903 new cases have been reported in the past 24 hours.

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The total number of tests done is 4,164,491 with 12,011 new tests done.

More than 660,000 people have recovered from the virus.

This is a recovery rate of 90 percent.

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