1 630 008 tests have been completed in total of which 33 013 new tests are reported.
“Regrettably, we report a further 128 COVID-19 related deaths- 4 from Mpumalanga, 25 from Eastern Cape, 36 from Gauteng, 11 from KwaZulu Natal and 52 from Western Cape,” the minister’s statement reads.
“This brings the total deaths to 2657. We wish to express our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers who treated the deceased. The mortality rate is 1,8% The number of recoveries is 73 543, which translates to a recovery rate of 48,6%.”