COVID-19 cases increase to 35,812

The Western Cape Health Department has been on a two-day tour showcasing the state of readiness of its hotspot areas. The national health delegation got a chance to see various facilities that will serve as field hospitals in the province. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - The total number of confirmed positive COVID-19 cases in South Africa stands at 35,812 with 755 deaths.

The health department announced that a total of 761,534 tests have been conducted to date.

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Recoveries stand at 18,313.

The Western Cape still has the highest number of positive cases with 23,583 cases followed by the Eastern Cape with 4,324 cases and Gauteng with 4,276 cases.

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