SA reports 250,687 COVID-19 cases with over 3,800 deaths

A man walks past the words "Coronavirus" painted on a wall, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Soweto, South Africa, May 31, 2020.

File: A man walks past the words "Coronavirus" painted on a wall, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Soweto, South Africa, May 31, 2020.

Reuters/Siphiwe Sibeko

JOHANNESBURG - The number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa has risen to 250,687.

According to the Department of Health, 2,057 232 test have been conducted.

There have been 140 further COVID-19 related deaths - 11 from 11 from KwaZulu-Natal, 24 from Eastern Cape, 39 from Gauteng and 66 from Western Cape. This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 3,860.

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“The number of recoveries is 118 232, which translates to a recovery rate of 47,2%,” the Department of Health said in its daily COVID-19 update.

- Coronavirus Hotline Number: 0800 029 999 from 8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.

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The NICD has another Clinician Hotline to improve #COVID19 communication and support for healthcare providers. The Clinician Hotline is 0800 11 1131, operating 24 hrs. The Public Hotline is 0800 029 999 also operating 24hrs.

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