As of Friday, the cumulative number of detected Covid-19 cases is 1,550,724 with 1,273 new cases identified, Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has confirmed.
49 more Covid-19 related deaths were reported, with 1 from Eastern Cape, 3 from Free State, 16 from Gauteng, 22 from KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), 0 from Limpopo, 1 from Mpumalanga, 0 from North West, 0 from Northern Cape and 6 from Western Cape.
This brings the total number of Covid-19 related deaths to 52,964.
Recoveries now stand at 1,475,398 representing a recovery rate of 95%.
A total of 9,939,695 tests have been completed with 27,622 new tests conducted since the last report.
Meanwhile, the total number of vaccines that have been administered stands at 269,102.
#COVID19 Statistics in SA as at 02 April.
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— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) April 2, 2021