93 more people succumb to COVID-19 in SA

The recovery rate is at 93.8% with at least 1 548 092 people having recuperated so far.

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JOHANNESBURG - South Africa has recorded 4,424 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of infections to 1 649 977.

Ninety-three people have succumbed to the virus in the same 24 hours, pushing total fatalities in the country to 56,170.

The recovery rate is at 93.8% with at least 1 548 092 people having recuperated so far.

The Department of Health said it had administered 828,204 vaccines for people aged 60 and above as well as healthcare workers.

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