South Africa has now recorded a confirmed 196,759 Covid-19 cases, as of 5 July 2020, according to SA’s Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize… and with 8,773 new cases recorded overnight, it is likely that in the next 24 hours the South African stats will surpass 200,000.
Dr Mkhize said: “Regrettably, we report a further 173 Covid-19 related deaths-
- 2 from the Norther Cape
- 10 from the Free State
- 21 from KwaZulu-Natal
- 29 from the Eastern Cape
- 40 from the Western Cape
- 71 from Gauteng
Dr Mkhize said the total number of recorded Covid deaths is now 3,199 and the total number of recoveries is 93 315… which translates to a recovery rate of 47.4%, he said.