South Africa records 2,191 Covid-19 new cases
The Health Department says it has recorded 2,191 infections in the last 24 hours pushing the country's known caseload to 1,594,817.
Thirty-seven more people have passed away after contracting the coronavirus bringing the national death toll to 54,724 since the beginning of the pandemic.
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South Africa's recovery rate stands at 95% which means that 1,514,088 people have recuperated from the virus.
On the vaccine front, 382,480 healthcare workers have received the jab.
#COVID19 Statistics in SA as at 08 May.— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) May 8, 2021
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As of today, the total number of confirmed #COVID19 cases is 1 594 817 the total number of deaths is 54 724 the total number of recoveries is 1 514 088 and the total number of vaccines administered is 382 480. pic.twitter.com/Wmw8JTqGdm— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) May 8, 2021
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