The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in South Africa stood at 144 264 on Monday evening, with 73 more deaths being confirmed.
According to the statistics released by Health Minister Zweli Mkhize, 1 596 995 tests have been completed in total of which 29 911 new tests were reported.
The mortality rate currently stands at 1,8%, with the latest deaths broken down by province as follows: 1 from Mpumalanga, 5 from Limpopo, 2 from North West, 6 from Gauteng, 10 from Eastern Cape, 6 from KwaZulu Natal and 43 from Western Cape.
This brings the total deaths to 2529.
The number of recoveries is 70 614, which translates to a recovery rate of 48,9%.
— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) June 29, 2020