- As of Thursday, South Africa recorded a total of 1 541 563 confirmed Covid-19 cases.
- 1 554 new cases have been recorded by Thursday.
- 163 confirmed new Covid-19-related fatalities have been recorded, taking the death toll to 52 535.
South Africa recorded 1 554 new Covid-19 infections by Thursday along with 163 new Covid-19-related deaths, taking the confirmed death toll to 52 535.
According to Health Minister Zweli Mkhize, as of Thursday, the country recorded a total of 1 541 563 confirmed Covid-19 cases.
The total number of healthcare workers vaccinated under the Sisonke Protocol is 220 129.
Gauteng remains the most affected province with 26.8% of the total confirmed cases, which translates to 412 539 cases.
KwaZulu-Natal has recorded 333 357 confirmed cases to date, the Western Cape 281 822 cases and the Eastern Cape 195 114 cases.
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KwaZulu-Natal recorded the most confirmed active cases by Thursday with 5 735, followed by the Western Cape with 4 925 and Gauteng with 2 785.
To date, 9 722 821 tests have been completed, with 32 002 tests conducted in the past 24 hours, Mkhize said in a statement on Thursday.
Mkhize also reported 163 confirmed new Covid-19-related deaths, of which 71 were recorded in Limpopo, 37 in North West, 24 in Gauteng, 16 in the Northern Cape, nine in the Free State, five in KwaZulu-Natal and one in the Western Cape.
This brings the total to 52 535 confirmed deaths.
The recovery rate is 95% and 1 467 254 recoveries have been recorded.
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