Citizen Reporter & AFP
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9 Jun 2021
6:02 am

Daily Covid-19 update: SA registers 4 209 new cases, 120 deaths

Citizen Reporter & AFP

The cumulative number of detected Covid-19 cases in South Africa now exceeds 1 700 000, with 4 209 new cases identified in the past 24 hours.

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As of Wednesday, 8 June, the cumulative number of detected Covid-19 cases is 1 704 058, with 4 209 new cases identified which represents a 13.1% positivity rate.

Covid-19 in South Africa

There are currently 59 860 active cases in the country, according to the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD).

In addition, 120 Covid-19 related deaths have been reported as well, which brings the total number of Covid-19 related deaths to 57 183.

Recoveries are now at 1 587 015, representing a 93,0% recovery rate.

A total of 11 932 018 tests have been carried out to date, with 32 225 tests conducted in the last 24 hours. 

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