Mkhize: SA passing the COVID-19 peak

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize was speaking at the release of the UNDP's Socio-Economic Impact Assessment of COVID-19 on South Africa. #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize says South Africa is moving away from the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mkhize says the recovery rate continues to increase and that is a positive sign.

He was speaking at the release of the UNDP's Socio-Economic Impact Assessment of COVID-19 on South Africa.

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South Africa has 592,144 confirmed COVID-19 cases.

The recoveries stand at 485,468 translating to a recovery rate of 82 percent.

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