COVID-19 infections increase by 4,525

File: A health worker preparing to conduct a COVID-19 test. AFP/Pedro Pardo

JOHANNESBURG - The number of new COVID-19 infections and deaths continues to decline.

The country's recorded just over 4,500 new cases in the last 24 hours.

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This brings the total number of cases to 1,453,761.

The health department said 213 more people have died.

The recovery rate is climbing and stands at 89 percent.

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