COVID-19: SA reports 88 new deaths

JOHANNESBURG - The number confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 73, 533.

Over 1 million tests have been conducted so far.

There are 88 new COVID-19 related deaths: 73 from Western Cape, 9 from the Eastern Cape, and 6 from Gauteng Province.


This brings the number of deaths to 1,568.

“The recoveries to date are 39 867– this translates to a recovery rate of 54,2%,” the Department of Health said in a statement.

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