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23 Jun 2020
9:29 pm

Covid-19 deaths jump by 111 to 2,102 as total cases now 106,108

Citizen reporter

The deaths were one from Mpumalanga, four from KwaZulu Natal, 28 from Eastern Cape and 78 from Western Cape.

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize, 9 March 2020. Picture: Jacques Nelles

“Regrettably, we report a further 111 Covid-19 related deaths – one from Mpumalanga, four from KwaZulu Natal, 28 from Eastern Cape and 78 from Western Cape. This brings the total deaths to 2,102,” Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has announced.

“We wish to express our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the healthcare workers who treated the deceased.”

The mortality rate is 2%.

The number of recoveries is 55,045, which translates to a recovery rate of 51,9%.

A total of 1,382,772 tests have been completed of which 29,596 new tests are reported.

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