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48 more Covid-19 deaths, cases at 55 421

CAPE TOWN- The cumulative number of Covid-19 cases in South Africa now stands at 55 421, an increase of 2 430, while 48 more deaths have been recorded, bringing the total to 1210.

Of the latest deaths, 37 are from Western Cape, 9 from Eastern Cape, and 2 from KwaZulu-Natal. The country’s mortality rate is 2,2%.

Health minister Zweli Mkhize said that recoveries to date are 31 505, which translates to a recovery rate of 56.8%. 

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