Black and Asian ethnicities are up to twice as likely to be infected with Covid-19 compared to white individuals.

40 new Covid-19 deaths, infections 32 683

CAPE TOWN- South Africa has registered 40 new Covid-19 related deaths bringing the death toll to 683 while the total number of infections is at 32 683, an increase of  1 716 infections.

Health minister Zweli Mkhize said 16 809 people had recovered from the virus.

The number of  Covid-19 tests done in the last 24-hours was 23 242 increasing the total number of tests conducted to 725 125.




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