CAPE TOWN- Covid-19 fatalities in South Africa have increased by 22, bringing the total to 429, while infections now stand at 22 583, an increase of 1 240.
President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the latest numbers during his live address to the nation on Sunday.
South Africa is set to enter alert level 3 of the national lockdown from 1 June.
Ramaphosa said that around half of the Covid-19 cases recorded in the country have recovered.
Active coronavirus cases now stand at just over 11 000.
There are now 22,583 confirmed coronavirus cases in South Africa.Tragically, some 429 people have died.There are now just over 11,000 active coronavirus cases in the country.Of these, 842 patients are in hospital and 128 of these are in intensive care #day59oflockdown #ramaphosa
— Department of Health (@HealthZA) May 24, 2020
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