COVID-19: SA reports 110 deaths and 1,633 new infections

A general view of the outside of a COVID-19 ward at  Hospital in Cape Town.

A general view of the outside of a COVID-19 ward at  Hospital in Cape Town.

Rodger Bosch / AFP

JOHANNESBURG - The number of COVID-19 fatalities in South Africa increased by 110.

The majority of the deaths are from KwaZulu Natal, Mpumalanga and Gauteng.

This brings the total of coronavirus related deaths in the country to 14,889.

In the last 24 hours, 1,633 new infections have been confirmed.

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The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa now stands at 638 517,

According to the Health Department, 563, 891 people have recovered from the virus, which translates into an 88-percent recovery rate.

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eNCA