COVID-19 in SA: 39 more deaths recorded

Emergency paramedics wearing a full COVID-19 coronavirus personal protective equipment (PPE) transfer an empty gurney to an ambulance at the Greenacres Hospital in Port Elizabeth.

File: Emergency paramedics wearing a full COVID-19 coronavirus personal protective equipment (PPE) transfer an empty gurney to an ambulance at the Greenacres Hospital in Port Elizabeth. Pic: Marco Longari / AFP

JOHANNESBURG - The Health Department recorded 39 new COVID-19 deaths in South Africa.

The death toll now stands at 15,992.

The department also confirmed 725 new COVID-19 cases.

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Most of the new fatalities are from the North West, with the province recording 16 deaths.

SA's recovery rate is at over 89%.

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eNCA