South Africa records 1,816 new COVID-19 cases, 49 deaths

Last updated on September 11th, 2021 at 08:25 am

South Africa recorded 1,816 new cases of the novel coronavirus Saturday and 49 deaths, according to Health Minister Zweli Mkhize.

Almost 4 million people have been tested for the virus on account that it was first detected in the country in March.

Mkhize said 18,620 humans have been tested for the virus in the closing 24 hours.

South Africa’s recovery charge now stands at 88.9% with 576,423 humans having recovered.

Mkhize told a nursing conference until now Saturday that COVID-19 instances and deaths have begun to decline in the country.

South Africa, which has the highest variety of infections in Africa and is the eighth most affected usa globally, has 648,214 instances and 15,427 deaths.

New daily cases dropped to less than 3,000 in contrast to June and July when infections hovered between 8,000 and 10,000 daily.

More than 31,000 health care workers, many of them nurses and midwives, reduced in size COVID-19, together with 240 who died in South Africa.