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SA Covid-19 cases at 627 041, deaths at 14 149

DURBAN – South Africa now has recorded 121 more Covid-19 related deaths, bringing the total to 14 149, while infections are at 627 041, an increase of  1 985.

Of the latest fatalities, 20 are from Gauteng, 20 from the Eastern Cape, 24 from the Western Cape, 8 from North West, 16 from Free State, 23 from Limpopo, nine from Northern Cape and one from KwaZulu-Natal. 

Health minister Zweli Mkhize said the total number of recoveries is 540 923, which translates to a recovery rate of 86%.

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