Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize said that regrettably there were 81 more deaths reported on 29 September.
Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize announced that there were 903 new Covid-19 cases reported on 29 September, bringing the total to 672 572.
The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 4 164 491 with 12 011 new tests conducted since the last report.
Gauteng remains the province with the highest number of Covid-19 cases, with over 219 000 cases.
Mkhize reported 81 more Covid-19 related deaths:
There were eight deaths from Eastern Cape,
- 10 from Northern Cape,
- 11 from KwaZulu-Natal,
- 28 from Gauteng,
- 5 from Limpopo,
- 8 from North West,
- 6 from Western Cape and
- 5 from the Free State.
This brings the total number of Covid-19 related deaths to 16 667. The recoveries now stand at 606 520 which translates to a recovery rate of 90 per cent.
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