COVID-19: South Africa records 7,209 new cases and 221 deaths
The Health Department says it has recorded 7,209 infections in the last 24 hours pushing the country's known caseload to 2,302,304.
Gauteng province has recorded 2,617 new cases in the last reporting cycle.
221 more people have died after contracting the coronavirus bringing the national death toll to 67,209 since the beginning of the pandemic.
The cumulative recoveries now stand at 2,069,085 representing a recovery rate of 89,8%.
The total number of vaccines administered is 5,328,110 since the beginning of the vaccine rollout.
As of today the cumulative number of #COVID19 cases identified in SA is 2 302 304 with 7 209 new cases reported. Today 221 deaths have been reported bringing the total to 67 209 deaths. The cumulative number of recoveries now stand at 2 069 085 with a recovery rate of 89,8% pic.twitter.com/mOiyrktXgc— Department of Health (@HealthZA) July 19, 2021
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