File: Health Minister Zweli Mkhize warned South Africans to continue taking precautions against the virus.
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa has 1,677 new coronavirus infections.
This brings the total number of confirmed cases to 611,450.
Hundred more people have died in the past 24 hours, taking the death toll to 13,159.
The good news is that more than 516,494 patients have recovered.
This is a recovery rate of 84 percent.
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said COVID-19 testing seems to be declining.
The total number of tests conducted to date is 3,564,065 with 10,640 new tests conducted since the last report.
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