Citizen Reporter
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12 Jan 2021
8:39 pm

Daily Covid-19 update: 13,105 new cases reported as recoveries breach one million mark

Citizen Reporter

755 more Covid-19 related deaths were reported, bringing total to 34,334.

Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has been placed on special leave. Picture: GCIS

As of Tuesday, 12 January 2021, the cumulative number of detected Covid-19 cases is 1,259,748 with 13,105 new cases identified, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has confirmed.

755 more Covid-19 related deaths were reported, with 134 from Eastern Cape, 26 from Free State, 225 from Gauteng, 218, from Kwa-Zulu Natal (KZN), 11 from Limpopo, 11 from Mpumalanga, 4 from North West, 2 from Northern Cape and 128 from Western Cape.

This brings the total number of Covid-19 related deaths to 34,334.

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“We convey our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health workers that treated the deceased,” the minister added.

Recoveries now stand at 1,019,123 with a recovery rate of 81%.

Meanwhile a total of f 7,287,060 tests have been completed with 50,671 new tests conducted since the last report.

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