13,575 new COVID cases recorded in SA

It was also reported that 149 people have died from COVID-19 related complications in the last day.

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JOHANNESBURG – In the last 24 hours, 13,575 new COVID-19 infections have been added to the country's caseload, pushing the number of overall cases of the virus in South Africa to more than 1, 810,000.

It was also reported that 149 people have died from COVID-19 related complications in the last day.

According to records from the health department, the total number of fatalities in the country is now 58,590.

Recoveries recorded since the outbreak are at 90,6% - this translates to over 1, 640,000.

To date, over 2, 137,000 vaccines have been administered across the country among healthcare workers and people aged 60 and older.

Gauteng accounts for most cases of COVID in the country, with 8,403 new cases recoded in the last 24-hour cycle, pushing the overall number in the province to over 545,000.

It's followed by the Western Cape with 1,541 new infections recorded in the province in the same 24-hour cycle.

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