Covid-19: SA death toll passes 700‚ cases increase to more than 34‚000

An additional 1‚674 cases of Covid-19 have been recorded in SA in the last 24 hours.

In a statement on Monday afternoon‚ the health ministry said that there were now 34‚357 cases of the respiratory illness.

There were also an additional 22 deaths recorded in the last 24-hour cycle – all of them in the Western Cape.

This means that there are now 705 fatalities from Covid-19 in SA – of them‚ 525 have been recorded in the Western Cape.

The figures are based on a total of 725‚125 of which 23‚242 were conducted in the latest reporting cycle.

This is a developing story.

Source: ARENA Holdings.

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