File: City of Tshwane healthcare official waiting to take swabs for the COVID-19 testing. AFP/Phill Magakoe
JOHANNESBURG - The number of infections has passed the one-and-half-million mark.
But, the good news is the recovery rate continues to improve, with active cases declining, now standing at just under 45,000.
Unfortunately, 151 more people have died, taking the death toll to 48,859.
In terms of the vaccine rollout, as of 6pm on Friday, 6,524 healthcare workers have been vaccinated.