File: The overall chances of infecting a family member or live-in partner with COVID-19 are twice as high as with SARS.
JOHANNESBURG - The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 118,375.
Over 6,500 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the last 24 hours.
The Health Department reported 87 new deaths, bringing the death toll to nearly 2,300.
The spike in new Gauteng cases is gaining momentum.
The number of recoveries is 59,974, which translates to a recovery rate of 50.7%.
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