COVID-19 in SA: Over 20 deaths reported as recovery rate hits 88.9%
The Health Department has recorded the death of 20 patients who succumbed to coronavirus and this takes the death toll to 15,447
In the past 24 hours, the health department recorded 1,579 new coronavirus cases in South Africa. This new record brings the total number of infections to 649,793 in the country.
Gauteng and Western Cape have taken the larger percentage of fatalities with a record of six deaths each. KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape reported four deaths each.
The Health Department has recorded the death of 20 patients who succumbed to coronavirus and this takes the death toll to 15,447.
The recovery rate now stands at 88.9% which translates to 577,000 recoveries so far.
There are 649 793 confirmed #COVID19 cases in SA with 1 579 new cases identified. Total number of tests done is 3 918 478 with 15 692 new tests done. Number of new deaths is 20. Number of total deaths is 15 447. Number of recoveries is 577 906 pic.twitter.com/pBFejoDyRx
— Department of Health (@HealthZA) September 13, 2020
#COVID19 Statistics in SA as at 13 September.
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— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) September 13, 2020
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