COVID-19: SA recovery rate reaches 90%

A medical worker tests for the coronavirus.

File: A medical worker tests for the coronavirus.

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JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's COVID-19 recovery rate is at 90%.

More than 603,000 people have beaten the virus.

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Sadly, the virus has claimed the lives of 22 more people, the death toll in SA to 16,398.

The country has recorded over 1,200 new infections.

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