Covid-19 update: Number of confirmed cases in SA now at 651 521

The number of recoveries currently stands at 583 126.

As of yesterday, 15 September, a total number of 651 521 confirmed Covid-19 cases in South Africa have been recorded with 772 new cases identified.

The total number of tests conducted to date is 3 940 217 with 11 603 new tests conducted since the last report.

The Department of Health (DoH) reports 142 new Covid-19 related deaths:

  • 16 from KwaZulu-Natal
  • 12 from Gauteng
  • 4 from Eastern Cape
  • 13 from Western Cape
  • 11 from Northern Cape
  • 19 from Mpumalanga
  • 67 from Limpopo

This brings the total number of Covid-19 related deaths to 15 641.

The DoH conveys its condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thanks the health care workers who treated the deceased.

The number of recoveries currently stands at 583 126.


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