NATIONAL NEWS - As of Wednesday, the total number of Covid-19 cases is 775,502, with 3,250 new cases identified since the last report, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has announced.
The country has also recorded 118 deaths: 51 in Eastern Cape, 24 in Free State, 7 from Gauteng, 2 from KwaZulu-Natal, 4 from Limpopo and 30 from Western Cape.
This brings the total to 21,201.
“We extend our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the healthcare workers that treated the deceased patients,” said Mkhize.
“As National Department of Health, we have identified that there is a need to reconcile data in Gauteng Province. We have brought this to the attention of the Province and they have indicated that they are in the process of harmonising the data.
“For this reason we will not be reporting the recoveries and active cases in the Province for today while we await the urgent conclusion of these processes.”