336 Covid-19 deaths on the eve of SA returning to level 3 of the lockdown
As SA prepared to return to lockdown level 3, the health ministry said on Monday night that there had been another 336 Covid-19 related deaths over 24 hours.
Health minister Zweli Mkhize said the cumulative number of Covid-19 cases identified since the start of the pandemic in SA was 1,011,871.
“Our recoveries stand at 849,974. This represents a recovery rate of 84%.”
Broken down by province, the latest recorded deaths were: Eastern Cape 109; Free State 8; Gauteng 22; KwaZulu-Natal 49; and the Western Cape 148.
This brings the total number of deaths to 27,071.