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South Africa reports 772 new COVID-19 cases

The country has conducted nearly 4 million coronavirus tests and over 583,000 people have recovered from the virus.

South Africa reports 772 new COVID-19 cases.
Making the Southern Africa country the highest number of COVID-19 infections in the continent

(African Stand) — South Africa reported 772 new coronavirus cases in a 24-hour period, bringing the total number of infections to 651,521, the country’s Health Ministry said Tuesday.

The ministry said 142 more people lost their lives due to the disease, bringing the death toll to 15,641.

The country has conducted nearly 4 million coronavirus tests and over 583,000 people have recovered from the virus.

South Africa remains the most infected country In the African continent.

Since originating in Wuhan, China in December, the pandemic has claimed more than 931,000 lives in 188 countries and regions. The US, India, Brazil, and Russia are currently the worst-hit countries.

Over 29 million COVID-19 cases have been reported worldwide, with recoveries exceeding 19.9 million, according to data from US-based Johns Hopkins University.

Wandukwa Henry

Written by Wandukwa Henry

Wandukwa Henry is a graduate from the University of Nairobi with a Bachelor of Computer Science and now he is an African Stand correspondent covering the East African region.

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