COVID-19 deaths in SA climb to 1,210

File: A man is tested for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in Vrededorp, Johannesburg, on June 5, 2020. 

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JOHANNESBURG - The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 55, 421.

There are now 1,210 COVID-19 related deaths: 37 from Western Cape, 9 from the Eastern Cape, and 2 from KwaZulu Natal.


According to the Department of Health, “the recoveries to date are 31 505- this translates to a recovery rate of 56,8%.”

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