COVID-19 UPDATE: SA's fatalities breach 12,000 mark

Another 282 deaths push SA's fatalities over the 12,000 mark. On a positive note, the recovery rate has increased to 82%, with over 485,000 people having recovered so far.

South Africa has recorded 282 more COVID-19 related deaths, pushing the death toll to 12,264. The health ministry said 2, 258 new infections were detected over the past 24-hour cycle. Picture: Sethembiso Zulu/EWN

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