COVID-19 in SA: Numbers rise with over 8,000 new cases

File: Almost 8 million tests have been conducted in South Africa.

JOHANNESBURG - The Health Department confirmed 300 more people have died of COVID-19 in South Africa, taking the death toll to 40,874.

The number of confirmed cases is up by 8,147, taking the total number of infections to over 1.4-million.

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The country has recorded more than 1.2-million recoveries at a recovery rate of almost 87 percent.

Almost 8 million tests have been conducted.

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