SA records 16,078 new COVID infections & 148 fatalities
One hundred and forty-eight more people have died in South Africa after contracting the coronavirus, with the death toll now at 59,406.
JOHANNESBURG - One hundred and forty-eight more people have died in South Africa after contracting the coronavirus, with the death toll now at 59,406.
The country has also recorded 16,078 infections over the past 24-hour reporting cycle.
There has been a major increase in the number of COVID-19 vaccines administered over the past 24-hour cycle. Over 237,000 people have received a jab over the past day.
It takes the number of teachers, healthcare workers and people over 60 who've now received at least one shot of the vaccine to over 2.5 million.
24 June 2021 #COVID19 statistics in South Africa #CoronaVirusSA Cumulative number of cases is 2 877 143. Number of new cases is 16 078. Number of new deaths is 148 bringing the total to 59 406. Recovery rate is 89,3%. https://t.co/dulEHDT1lVDepartment of Health (@HealthZA) June 24, 2021