South Africa records 1,548 new Covid-19 cases

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Zanele Zama

168 days ago
South Africa records 1,548 new Covid-19 cases © mra7med/123rf.com

The Health Department says it has recorded 1,548 infections in the last 24 hours pushing the country's known caseload to 1,599,272.

Seventy-one more people have passed away after contracting the coronavirus bringing the national death toll to 54,896 since the beginning of the pandemic.

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South Africa's recovery rate stands at 95% which means that 1,519,258 people have recuperated from the virus.

On the vaccine front, 414,372 healthcare workers have received the jab.

This article first appeared on 702 : South Africa records 1,548 new Covid-19 cases

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