Covid-19: South Africa records 4,209 new cases and 120 new deaths

  • South Africa recorded a total of 1,704,058 confirmed cases of Covid-19 on Tuesday.
  • 4,209 new cases were registered during the last 24 hour cycle.
  • 120 new deaths linked to Covid-19 were recorded, bringing the official death toll to 57,183.

South Africa recorded 4,209 new Covid-19 infections on Tuesday and 120 new Covid-19-related deaths, bringing the official death toll to 57,183.

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According to a statement from the national health ministry on Tuesday, the country recorded a total of 1,704,058 confirmed cases of Covid-19.

As of Tuesday, there were 59,860 active cases.

The total number of people vaccinated is 1,433,730.

“Our spirits were lifted today when we learned that we have officially vaccinated over one million people aged 60 and over as part of phase two. be vaccinated. We also thank all those responsible for administering the deployment for their courage and determination as we continue to scale up the campaign, ”said Dr Sandile Buthelezi, Director General of Health.

The recovery rate is 93% and 1,587,015 recoveries have been recorded.

To date, 11,932,018 tests have been performed, with 32,225 tests performed in the last 24 hour cycle.

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