The confirmed number of Covid-19 cases stood at 215 855 as of late Tuesday evening, and another 10 134 new cases were confirmed. A total of 43 421 new tests were done, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said.
The death rate now stands at 3,502 after another 192 deaths have been reported. Of these, 15 are deaths in Limpopo, 22 in KwaZulu-Natal, 36 in the Eastern Cape, 44 in the Western Cape, and 75 in Gauteng. A total of 33.1% of all cases are now in Gauteng and 33.4% of cases have been reported in the Western Cape.
The recovery rate is currently 47.4% after 102 299 people have already recovered from the viral disease, Mkhize said.
|Eastern Cape||564||22 022|
|Western Cape||2 145||52 175|
|Total||3 502||102 299|