South Africa's COVID-19 deaths pass 7 000

South Africa's COVID-19 deaths pass 7 000

There's been a drop in the number of new coronavirus cases. 

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South Africa's now confirmed more than 452 000 infections, after an increase of over 7 000 in the last 24-hours. 

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But we've had another 298 deaths - bringing the total number of fatalities to 7 067. 

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More than 274 000 people have recovered from coronavirus. 

Nearly 66 000 cases have been recorded in KwaZulu-Natal, with 623 deaths and 24 000 recoveries in the province. 

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