File: COVID-19 cases continue to rise in some parts of South Africa.
JOHANNESBURG - The number of active Covid-19 cases in South Africa is 669, 498 with 969 new cases identified.
There are 64 more COVID-19 related deaths: 5 from Eastern Cape 4 from KwaZulu-Natal, 43 from Gauteng, 11 from Mpumalanga, and 1 from Western Cape.
This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 16 376.
However, the recovery rate stands at 601, 818 which translates to a recovery rate of 89,9%.
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