A nurse checks on a patient infected with COVID-19. AFP/Guillem Sartorio
JOHANNESBURG - The health department said 1,413 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified.
It added that 55 more people have succumbed to the virus, bringing the death toll to 53,955.
The recovery rate is at 95 percent.
To date, 10,447,673 tests have been conducted.
#COVID19 Statistics in SA as at 22 April.— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) April 22, 2021
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