File: A health worker preparing to administer a COVID-19 test. Flickr.com/AIDSVaccine
JOHANNESBURG - Over 8,700 new COVID-19 infections have been recorded in the past 24 hours.
This brings the cumulative total to 901,538.
The health department said 783,818 people have recovered from the virus.
Another least 274 people have died of COVID-19.
The total death toll is 24,285.
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#COVID19 Statistics in SA as at 18 December.— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) December 18, 2020
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