Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize.
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The country has recorded 6 670 new Covid-19 cases.
While the recovery rate has increased to 73%, this has been tempered by the death of 198 people.
This brings the number of confirmed cases to 559 858 after 30 318 more tests were conducted.
On Sunday, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize confirmed another 198 people died of Covid-19.
The Eastern Cape had 80 confirmed deaths, while Gauteng had 32, KwaZulu-Natal 63 and the Western Cape 23.
“This brings the cumulative total of reported Covid-19-related deaths to 10 408,” said Mkhize who offered condolences to the loved ones of those who died.
– Compiled by Jenni Evans