27 more COVID deaths push SA’s toll to 55,210

The country also racked up another 2,585 infections, with the caseload now at 1 613 728.

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JOHANNESBURG - The latest figures from the Department of Health show that 27 more people have passed away in South Africa after contracting the virus.

These fatalities - recorded over the past 24-hour cycle - have pushed the known death toll since the start of the pandemic to 55,210.

The country also racked up another 2,585 infections, with the caseload now at 1 613 728.

On the recovery front, 1 524 352 people have so far recuperated - which translates to a recovery rate of 94.4%.

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