COVID-19 in SA: 315 new deaths reported

File: A man is tested for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in Vrededorp, Johannesburg, on June 5, 2020. 

Marco Longari / AFP

JOHANNESBURG - The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa has risen to 482, 169.

A further 315 people have died of COVID-19 in the country: 121 from Eastern Cape, 96 from Gauteng, 55 from KwaZulu Natal, 34 from Western Cape, and 9 from North West.

This brings the total number of deaths to 7,812.

Nearly 3-million tests have been conducted.

Over 300,000 people have recovered, bringing SA's recovery rate to 64%.

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