South Africa records forty-four new coronavirus related deaths with twenty-five in the Western Cape, seven in Gauteng, six each in KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape bringing the number of fatalities in the country to nine hundred and fifty-two.
Compared to the global average mortality rate of 6%, South Africa is doing better with a mortality rate of just 2% with the Western Cape accounting for 77% of all deaths.
Total number of tests conducted 891,668
Total number of confirmed cases 45,973
Total number of recoveries 24,258
Total number of new cases 2539
Total number of deaths 952
Compiled by Abiodun Abidoye