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As of Wednesday evening, a cumulative total of 394 948 confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa had been recorded according to South African Health Minister, Dr Zweli Mkhize…

The country recorded 572 additional fatalities – the highest so far in a 24-hour period. The total deaths stands at 5 940. Mkhize said the total recoveries is now at 229 175.

Worldwide, there are over 15 million confirmed cases, with a total of 620 000 deaths.

South Africa is 5th in terms of the highest number of infections worldwide.

The current figures are:

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Worldwide coronavirus cases
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Mkhize offered his condolences to those who had lost loved ones.


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