Flare FM Late night News edition
Lucky Professor Mahlangu
KwaMhlanga– The country recorded 111 more Covid-19-related deaths, bringing the total number of deaths to 2 102, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said on Tuesday.
This is the first time South Africa has recorded a triple-digit death toll in one day – one from Mpumalanga, four from KwaZulu-Natal, 28 from the Eastern Cape and 78 from the Western Cape.
Mkhize said the cumulative number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in South Africa is 106 108 – a big jump from yesterday’s 101 590 cases.
The current mortality rate is 2%, while the number of recoveries is 55 045, which translates to a recovery rate of 51.9%. A total of 1 382 772 tests have been completed, of which 29 596 tests are new.
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