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South Africa coronavirus cases hit 100,000 mark

South Africa has conducted nearly 1.4 million coronavirus tests, with more than 25,000 in the past 24 hours.

South Africa coronavirus cases hit 100,000 mark
COVID-19 cases in South Africa surpass 100,000

JOHANNESBURG – The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in South Africa breached the 100,000 mark after 4,288 new cases were reported, bringing the total number of infections to 101,590.

“As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa has breached the 100 000 mark at 101,590,” the health ministry said.

Sixty-one deaths were recorded in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths to 1,991.

Despite the grim death toll, data shows that the mortality rate in South Africa is at two percent, while 52.6 percent of virus patients have recovered.

The worst-hit area is the coastal province of the Western Cape, accounting for 1,458 of the country’s deaths and more than half of its infections.

According to the World Health Organization, South Africa accounts for more than half of Africa’s coronavirus infections.

Nigeria and Ghana are next on the list, having recorded over 20,000 and 14,000 cases respectively.

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