SA records 1160 new COVID-19 cases

SA records 1160 new COVID-19 cases

South Africa has recorded 1160 new coronavirus infections in a single day bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 15 515. 

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The death toll's gone up by three to 264 - 56% of them were men. 

On a positive note, we've seen 7 006 recoveries nationally. 

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize released the latest statistics last night saying that the Western Cape remains the worst affected province. 

Another 890 people were diagnosed with COVID-19 pushing the number of infections to 9 294. 

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KwaZulu Natal has seen an increase of 45 cases - with the total now at 1 543.  

45 people have died in the province - there've been 817 recoveries. 

Mkhize says more than 460 000 tests have been done to date. 

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