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Last updated on Jun 23rd, 2021 at 12:41 pm

The number of new confirmed Covid-19 cases has almost doubled, according to the latest update from the Department of Health.

The number of new cases totalled 1 366 on Thursday, compared to 756 on Wednesday.

Another 62 deaths attributed to Covid-19 were reported on Thursday.

One person was reported to have died in the Eastern Cape, 11 in the Free State, eight in Gauteng, two in KwaZulu-Natal, five in Mpumalanga, 30 in the North West and five in the Northern Cape.

Another 4 720 Covid-19 vaccinations were administered.

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Earlier on Thursday, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said the country had secured 51 million doses of vaccines from manufacturers with a target of vaccinating between 250 000 to 270 000 people per day.



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