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South Africa recorded 4 623 new COVID-19 cases as the positivity rate increased to 10.1%.

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Friday, 21 May 2021 23:22

SA registers over 3 600 new COVID-19 cases

South Africa has registered 3 641 new COVID-19 cases as the tally reaches 1 625 003.

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Government is hoping that the rate of inoculation will increase from April as more vaccination doses are expected to arrive in the country this month. 

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Friday, 05 March 2021 05:42

Mkhize reflects on one year of COVID-19

“It has been a very rough journey, one might say and in that process, we learnt a lot and made many mistakes, but we also achieved a lot,” says Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize.

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Wednesday, 03 March 2021 05:28

Good news for people infected by 501Y.V2

Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize, has welcomed the research results that found that people who were infected by the 501Y.V2 variant are immune from reinfection and possibly other circulating variants. 

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COVID-19 cases continue to fall in South Africa, with 856 new infections reported in the last 24 hours, bringing the cumulative number to 1 513 959.

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Tuesday, 23 February 2021 06:39

SA records 792 new COVID-19 cases

South Africa’s COVID-19 daily infections continue to drop, with 792 new cases logged on Monday.

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Friday, 19 February 2021 06:23

SA records 2 327 new COVID-19 cases, 230 deaths

Deaths continue to rise with 230 more people who succumbed to COVID-19 on Thursday.

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Thursday, 21 January 2021 12:40

COVID-19 claims a further 566 lives

South Africa logged over 12 000 new COVID-19 cases for the first time this week, after recording fewer than 10 000 infections a day in the past few days.

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South Africa has as of Wednesday recorded a staggering 17 710 new cases - bringing the country’s cumulative total of COVID-19 cases to 1 039 161, indicating a positivity rate of 33%.

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