CAPE TOWN -South Africa has recorded 282 more Covid-19 related deaths, bringing the total number of deaths to 12 264, while cases are 592 144, an increase of 2 258.
Of the latest fatalities, 66 are from the Eastern Cape, 13 in the Free State, 89 from Gauteng, 57 from KwaZulu-Natal and 34 from the Western Cape.
Health minister Zweli Mkhize said the total number of recoveries is 485 468, which translates to a recovery rate of 82%.
— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) August 18, 2020
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