COVID-19 in SA: 52 more fatalities as death toll reaches 15,499
The recovery rate now stands at 88.9 percent, which translates to 579,289 have now recovered so far
South Africa has now recorded 53 more COVID-19 related deaths in the past 24 hours, which brings the death toll to 15,499.
Free State takes the highest percentage, with a record of 21 deaths, North West with a record of 15 deaths, Western Cape with a record of 7 deaths, Eastern Cape with a record of 4 deaths, Gauteng with a record of 3 deaths and KwaZulu-Natal takes the least with a record of 2 deaths.
The health department said in the past 24 hours, 956 new infections were recorded, taking the number of known cases to more than 650,749 in the country.
The recovery rate now stands at 88.9 percent, which translates to 579,289 have now recovered so far.
As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 650 749 with 956 new cases identified. Total Number of tests is 3 928 614 with 10 136 new tests done. We have 52 deaths, total number of deaths is 15 499. Number of recoveries is 579 289 pic.twitter.com/8pD8L1tL7g
— Department of Health (@HealthZA) September 14, 2020
Today’s statement also includes a full status update on South Africa’s fight against #COVID19, including restrictions which may come under review and a reconfiguration of the Ministerial Advisory Committee. Read the full statement here:t.co/IkNAfUcixD
— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) September 14, 2020
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