Covid-19 cases rise to 48,285, with 998 total deaths

Mpumalanga has registered its first Covid-19 related death, with deaths nationally now just two below 1,000.

The latest Covid-19 statistics released by Minister Zweli Mkhize show an increase in positive cases of 2,312.

There have also been a further 46 deaths since Saturday, bringing the total deaths just shy of 1,000 at 998.

45 of the latest Covid-19 related deaths have been in the Western cape, while Mpumalanga also registered its first Covid-19 related death.

920,064 tests have been conducted cumulatively, an increase of 28,395 since the last report.

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