A health worker in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) suit collects a swab sample from a man to test for COVID-19. AFP/Ye Aung Thu
JOHANNESBURG - The numbers of new infections and deaths continue to decline in South Africa.
There have been 1,744 new COVID-19 cases that have been reported in South Africa in the last 24 hours.
That brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 1,491,807.
There have been 78 new coronavirus related deaths, taking the death toll to 47,899.
South Africa's recovery rate now stands at 1,388,321 which represents a 93-percent recovery rate with only just 55,587 active cases nationwide.
#COVID19 Statistics in SA as at 14 February .— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) February 14, 2021
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