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South Africa records 21 000+ new Covid-19 cases and 399 more deaths

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As of Saturday, 9 January 2021, the cumulative number of detected Covid-19 cases is 1 214 176 with 21 606 new cases identified, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has confirmed.

399 more Covid-19 related deaths were reported, with 85 from the Eastern Cape, 11 from the Free State, 69 from Gauteng, 96 from Kwa-Zulu Natal (KZN), 5 from Limpopo, 15 from Mpumalanga, 12 from the Northern Cape, and 106 from the Western Cape.

This brings the total number of Covid-19 related deaths to 32 824.

Recoveries now stand at 956 712 with a recovery rate of 78,9%.

Meanwhile, a total of 7 120 847 tests have been completed with 77 167 new tests conducted since the last report.

Source | The Citizen