Covid-19 claims 53 more lives in SA over 24-hours

Yet another jump in the coronavirus infections reported on Sunday. Image: STR/AFP
The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in South Africa is 97,302 with 4,621 new cases identified in the past 24 hours.
Covid-19 related fatalities as of Sunday were 1,930 with a further 53 deaths reported – eight from Gauteng, one from KwaZulu-Natal, 17 from the Eastern Cape and 27 from the Western Cape.

“The number of recoveries is 51,608, which translates to a recovery rate of 53%,” health minister Zweli Mkhize said in a statement.

By Naledi Shange

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