File: A health worker prepares to conduct a COVID-19 coronavirus molecular test. AFP/Luca Sola
JOHANNESBURG - At least 1,267 new COVID-19 cases have been recorded in the last 24 hours.
The total number of active COVID-19 cases in the country is 21,379.
Almost half of these cases are in the Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal.
Sadly, the death toll continues to increase as well.
At least 55 more people have succumbed to COVID-19 related illnesses in the country.
This brings the total death toll to 53,226.
#COVID19 Statistics in SA as at 09 April.— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) April 9, 2021
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