SA records 25 COVID fatalities, 414 new infections

On the vaccine front, more than 20 million doses have now been administered, with government chasing a target to vaccinate around 70% of adults by the end of the year.

FILE: Undertakers from the Avbob funeral house arrive at the Doornkop cemetery in Soweto, South Africa, on 21 July 2020 for a funeral. Picture: MARCO LONGARI/AFP

JOHANNESBURG - Twenty-five more COVID-19 related fatalities have been confirmed in South Africa in the last 24-hour reporting period.

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) said that 414 tests came back positive over the same period.

The recovery rate now stands at 96.2%.

On the vaccine front, more than 20 million doses have now been administered, with government chasing a target to vaccinate around 70% of adults by the end of the year.

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