File: Emergency paramedics wearing a full COVID-19 coronavirus personal protective equipment (PPE). Marco Longari / AFP
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's COVID-19 related deaths have increased by 547.
This brings the total number of deaths to 44,946.
In the last 24 hours, there have been 2,649 new COVID-19 cases in the country.
This brings the total number of cases to 1,458,948.
South Africa's recoveries now stand at 1,318,504 which represents a 90% recovery rate.
#COVID19 Statistics in SA as at 02 February .— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) February 2, 2021
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