COVID-19: Infections decreasing in SA

File: A car wash, a pub and a bakery - among the companies that got tenders to provide personal protective gear to government.

File: A car wash, a pub and a bakery - among the companies that got tenders to provide personal protective gear to government.

AFP/Phill Magakoe

JOHANNESBURG - There has been another big decrease in new COVID-19 infections.

Just over 2,500 cases have been reported in the last 24 hours.

This takes the total number of infections in the country to more than 566,000.

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130 more people have died from the virus, this brings the death toll to 10,751.

Meanwhile, KwaZulu-Natal has breached the 100,000 mark.

It also has the second-highest cases edging past the Western Cape.

South Africa now has a recovery rate of 75 percent.

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