COVID-19: 220 more deaths while new cases increase by 11,182

Another 11,182 infections have also been reported in the last 24 hours, with 2 206 781 positive cases identified since the start of the pandemic.

FILE: A professional healthcare worker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) treats a patient in a tent dedicated to the treatment of possible COVID-19 coronavirus patients, while another cleans the ward at the Tshwane District Hospital in Pretoria on 10 July 2020. Picture: AFP

JOHANNESBURG – Two hundred and twenty more people have passed away in South Africa after contracting COVID-19, pushing the national death toll to 64,509.

Another 11,182 infections have also been reported in the last 24 hours, with 2 206 781 positive cases identified since the start of the pandemic.

The country's recovery rate is at 88.1% after 1 943 513 recuperated.

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