File: Healthcare workers wearing personal protective equipment stand outside the Nasrec Field Hospital. AFP/Michele Spatari
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa continues to lose lives to the Coronavirus.
90 more people have died over the last 24 hours, taking the total death toll to over 51,721.
Most deaths came from Limpopo, KwaZulu-Natal, Gauteng and the Free State.
1,464 new cases have been recorded.
The recovery rate stands at 95-percent, with the country dealing with just 22,343 active cases.
The number of healthcare workers who’ve been vaccinated is just over 177,000.
As of today, the total number of confirmed #COVID19 cases is 1 533 961 the total number of deaths is 51 724 the total number of recoveries is 1 459 894 and the total number of vaccines administered is 177 275. pic.twitter.com/J68vs2oJZi— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) March 18, 2021
#COVID19 Statistics in SA as at 18 March.— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) March 18, 2021
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