110 more COVID-19 deaths, 2,435 new infections reported in SA - Health Dept

These latest figures, recorded over the past 24 hours, have pushed South Africa's death toll to 46,290 and our known caseload since the start of the outbreak to just over 1,476,000.

A hospital worker and patient with COVID-19 in in the resuscitation room of the COVID-19 ward at Khayelitsha Hospital, about 35km from the centre of Cape Town, on 29 December 2020. Picture: AFP.

JOHANNESBURG - The Health Department said that 110 more people had died after contracting the coronavirus and that 2,435 infections were picked up.

These latest figures, recorded over the past 24 hours, have pushed South Africa's death toll to 46,290 and our known caseload since the start of the outbreak to just over 1,476,000.

The recovery rate has edged up to 92%, with more than 1,360,000 people have recuperated so far.

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