SA sees record number of single-day COVID-19 fatalities

SA sees record number of single-day COVID-19 fatalities

South Africa has recorded the very best number of coronavirus-linked deaths during a 24-hour cycle, with the Health ministry confirming a staggering 572 fatalities.

These deaths have pushed the national toll to almost 6,000.

Since the invention of the virus on home soil, on the brink of 395,000 people have tested positive.

But so far, almost 230,000 people have recovered.

The Eastern Cape has confirmed 400 more deaths linked to COVID-19.

This means that the province has now recorded the second-highest deathrate within the country.

Zweli Mkhize, Health Minister visited the Eastern Cape yesterday.

He projected that the province was likely to exceed 9,000 deaths when the height arrives next month.

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Gauteng has recorded a further 114 deaths along side another 5,000 COVID-19 infections.

KwaZulu-Natal, which has been identified because the next possible epicentre of the pandemic, has now seen almost 3,000 more cases.

However, an honest news surfaced – 21,000 people have recovered from the virus within the last 24-hour cycle.