COVID-19 update: 38 more deaths, 1,573 new cases recorded in SA
As of Sunday, the Department of Health recorded 1,573 new COVID-19 cases, which pushed the number of known cases in South Africa to 681,289.
FILE: A City of Tshwane Health official takes a nasal swab to test for the COVID-19 coronavirus on a taxi operator at the Bloed Street Mall in Pretoria Central Business District, on 11 June 2020. Picture: AFP
JOHANNESBURG – Thirty-eight more people have died in South Africa after contracting the coronavirus, bringing the death toll to 16,976.
As of Sunday, the Department of Health recorded 1,573 new COVID-19 cases which pushed the number of known cases in this country to 681,289.
The recovery rate stood at 90%, meaning 614,781 people had so far recovered.
— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) October 4, 2020