SA's COVID-19 infections increase by 5,074

File: A healthcare worker prepares a COVID-19 test. AFP/Luca Sola

JOHANNESBURG Over 5,000 new COVID-19 cases have been recorded in the last 24-hour reporting period.

This brings the total number of active cases in the country to 61,557.

Gauteng accounts for most of these.

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The health department said 45 more people have succumbed to the virus, taking the death toll to 56,974.

Over 1.5-million people have recovered.

Over 1.3-million people have now been vaccinated.

Government is urging people to continue following precautionary measures.


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