SA now has more than 25 000 active Covid-19 cases

SA now has more than 25 000 active Covid-19 cases

South Africa has recorded over 25 000 active Covid-19 cases, with KwaZulu-Natal the province with the most active infections.  

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This is according to the latest stats released by Health Minister Zweli Mkhize on Sunday evening. 


KwaZulu-Natal has 5 732 active cases, followed by Gauteng with 4 837 cases and Free State at 4 451. 


Mkhize revealed there were 1 778 new cases in the 24 hours leading up to Sunday evening - which brings the total numbers of infections to 1 596 595. 

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"The number of tests conducted to date is 10 887 709. Of these 26 098 tests were conducted since the last report. 


"The cumulative recoveries now stand at 1 516 256, representing a recovery rate of 95%," reads the statement by Mkhize. 


A total of 11 new Covid-19 related deaths were reported, bringing the total number of related fatalities to 54 735. 

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