COVID-19: SA reports 74 more deaths

File: A man is tested for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, in Vrededorp, Johannesburg, on June 5, 2020. 

Marco Longari / AFP

JOHANNESBURG - The total number of confirmed positive COVID-19 cases in South Africa stands at 58,568.

According to the Department of Health, 1,028 399 tests have been conducted so far.

There has been a further 74 COVID-19 related deaths: 39 from Western Cape, 31 from the Eastern Cape, and 4 from North West.

This brings the number of deaths in the country to 1,284.

According to the Department of Health, “recoveries to date are 33 252 - this translates to a recovery rate of 56,8%.”

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