File: An ambulance in KwaZulu Nata.
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa has for the second day in a row recorded over 14,000 new COVID-19 infections.
The Department of Health says 14,305 COVID-19 cases have been reported in the last 24 hours.
The total number of infections has now climbed to 968,563.
There have been 326 new coronavirus related deaths reported in the country.
The deaths have been reported in the Eastern Cape (109), Free State (4), Gauteng (22), Kwa-Zulu Natal (81) and Western Cape (110).
This brings the total number of deaths to 25,983.
#COVID19 Statistics in SA as at 24 December.— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) December 24, 2020
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