- Covid-19 cases continue to rise with Health Minister Zweli Mkhize reporting 3 198 new infections.
- He said 61 more people had died due to the disease, including 26 in the Eastern Cape alone.
- The total deaths countrywide stands at 21 439.
Covid-19 cases continued to escalate in SA as Health Minister Zweli Mkhize reported 3 198 new infections on Saturday evening.
“As of today, the cumulative total of Covid-19 cases is 785 139, with 3 198 new cases identified since the last report,” he said.
Mkhize said 61 more deaths were also reported.
“Regrettably, we report 61 more Covid-19 related deaths, including 26 in Eastern Cape, one in Gauteng, 12 in KwaZulu-Natal, seven in Limpopo and 15 in the Western Cape, [bringing] the total deaths to 21 439.”
He extended condolences to the loved ones of the deceased and thanked the healthcare workers who treated the patients.
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