COVID-19 in SA: Nearly 100 new deaths reported

A crew of a private ambulance service in Port Elizabeth wear personal protective equipment (PPE), on July 11, 2020 ahead of checking on a patient affected by COVID-19 coronavirus at her home.

File: A crew of a private ambulance service in Port Elizabeth wear personal protective equipment (PPE), on July 11, 2020 ahead of checking on a patient affected by COVID-19 coronavirus at her home.

AFP/Marco Longari

JOHANNESBURG - Over 2,000 new COVID-19 cases have been reported in South Africa in the last 24-hours.

The total number of coronavirus related deaths has increased to 15, 265 after 97 more deaths were reported.

The number of reported COVID-19 cases in the country has climbed to 644, 438 with 2,007 new cases.

The recovery rate stands at 88.9-percent which translates to 573, 003 people that have recovered from the virus.

READ: COVID-19 death toll passes 900,000 worldwide

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