File: A City of Tshwane Health official looks on as she conducts a screening exercise on a taxi operator before testing for the COVID-19 at the Bloed Street Mall in Pretoria Central Business District.
JOHANNESBURG - The number of positive COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 101,590.
According to the Department of Health, 1, 353 176 tests have been conducted.
There has been a further 61 COVID-19 related deaths -- 39 from Western Cape, 18 from the Eastern Cape, 3 from KwaZulu Natal, and 1 from Limpopo.
This brings the total national deaths to 1,991.
“The number of recoveries is 53 444, which translates to a recovery rate of 52,6%,” said the health department.
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