COVID-19: South Africa records 13,575 new cases and 149 deaths
South Africa has recorded 13,575 new Covid-19 infections in the last 24 hours pushing the country's known caseload to 1, 810,164.
One hundred and forty-nine more people have died after contracting the coronavirus bringing the national death toll to 58,590 since the beginning of the pandemic.
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On the recovery front, 1,640,849 people have recuperated so far placing the recovery rate at 90,6%.
The total number of vaccines administered is 2,137,071 since the beginning of the vaccine rollout.
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