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SA COVID-19 fatalities stand at 85,779 as 311 people succumb to virus

17 September 2021 6:40 AM
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Coronavirus

The Health Department says 4,215 new cases had been recorded in the last 24 hours.

Three hundred and eleven more people have died in the country after contracting the coronavirus bringing the death toll to 85,779 since the start of the pandemic.

The Health Department says 4,215 new cases had been recorded in the last 24 hours pushing the country's known caseload to 2, 873, 415.

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The cumulative number of recoveries now stands at 2, 706, 293 with a recovery rate of 94.2%.

The government says so far, 15,683,797 shots have been administered and it aims to vaccinate at least 70% of the population by December.




17 September 2021 6:40 AM
Tags:
Pandemic
infections
Coronavirus

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