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

803 more Covid-19 infections, deaths at 247

CAPE TOWN- South Africa’s Covid-19 infections have increased by 803 today, bringing the total to 13 524. Fatalities in the country now stand at 247, up by 9.

Health minister Zweli Mkhize said the department is encouraged by the rising number of Covid-19 recoveries which are now at 6083.

The number of tests conducted are 421 555 with 18 537 done over the past day.

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