Covid-19 cases in SA rise to 613 017

Some 1 567 new infections were recorded on Tuesday and 149 more people have died.

South Africa now has 613 017 confirmed Covid-19 cases, the Department of Health announced on Tuesday.

This is an increase of 1 567 new infections from Monday, Pretoria Rekord reports.

There were 149 more deaths recorded, bringing the total number of coronavirus-related deaths in the country to 13 308.

According to data released by the Department of Health, 520 381 recoveries have been recorded to date.

In total, 3 578 836 Covid-19 tests have been conducted.

The following confirmed Covid-19 cases have been detected in each province, according to the data released on Tuesday:

  • Western Cape: 10 4781 cases
  • Gauteng: 206 892 cases
  • KwaZulu-Natal: 110 521 cases
  • Eastern Cape: 85 311 cases
  • Limpopo: 12 703 cases
  • Mpumalanga: 23 336 cases
  • North West: 24 445 cases
  • Northern Cape: 9 375 cases
  • Free State: 35 603 cases
  • The department reported 50 unallocated cases.

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