NATIONAL NEWS - As of Thursday 27 May 2021, the cumulative number of detected Covid-19 cases in South Africa stood at 1,649,977 with 4,424 new cases recorded in a day, Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize has confirmed.
93 more Covid-19 related deaths were reported, with 1 from Eastern Cape, 17 from Free State, 42 from Gauteng, 3 from KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), 15 from Limpopo, 0 from Mpumalanga, 0 from North West, 0 from Northern Cape and 15 from Western Cape.
This brings the total number of Covid-19 related deaths to 56,170.
Recoveries now stand at 1,548,092 meaning South Africa currently has a recovering rate of 93,8%.
A total of 11,495,627 tests have been completed with 43,442 new tests conducted since the last report.
The total number of vaccines administered stood at under the Sisonke Programme is 479,768 while phase two of the which kick started last week has seen 348,436 people getting vaccinated.
This now brings the total number of people vaccinated nationally to 828,204.