NATIONAL NEWS - The total number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in South Africa is now at 511,485, with 8,195 new cases identified on Sunday.
In a statement, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced that the official death toll now stands at 8,336.
A total of 213 new Covid-19 deaths were reported, 40 from Gauteng, 31 from KwaZulu Natal, 25 from the Eastern Cape, 43 from the Western Cape, 53 from the Free State, and 23 from Limpopo.
The recovery rate stands at 68% or 347,227 recoveries.
The global death toll due to the novel coronavirus now stands at 680,894 fatalities.