Daily Covid-19 update: Deaths breach 13,000 mark

Picture for illustration purposes. (Photo by DENIS LOVROVIC / AFP)

The department confirmed a further 72 more Covid-19 related deaths: 11 from Eastern Cape, 41 from Gauteng, 12 from KwaZulu-Natal, and 8 from Western Cape.

The Department of Health confirmed a cumulative total of 609,773 confirmed Covid-19 cases in the country.

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3,553,425 with 18,358 new tests conducted since the last report.

The department also confirmed a further 72 more Covid-19 related deaths: 11 from Eastern Cape, 41 from Gauteng, 12 from KwaZulu-Natal, and 8 from Western Cape.

This brings the total Covid-19 related cumulative deaths to 13,059.

Recoveries now stand at 506 470 which translates to a recovery rate of 83%.

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