File: City of Tshwane healthcare official waiting to take swabs for the COVID-19 testing. AFP/Phill Magakoe
JOHANNESBURG - Over 7,000 people have been infected with COVID-19, bringing the total number of active cases to 124,622.
The health department said at least 753 more people have died of the virus, bringing the total to just over 42,500.
KwaZulu-Natal continues to be the province with the highest number of active cases with over 45,000.
It is followed by the Western Cape with over 20,000.
Gauteng is in third position with just over 17,000 cases.
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