The National Department of Health has recorded 56 additional deaths in South Africa, bringing the total number of fatalities to 88 292 to date.
The department has reported an increase of 816 COVID-19 new cases in the last 24-hour reporting cycle, bringing the total to 2,911,497.
The cumulative number of recoveries now stands at 2 790 653 with a recovery rate of 95,8 percent.
A s of today the cumulative number of #COVID19 cases identified in SA is 2 911 497 with 816 new cases reported. Today 56 deaths have been reported bringing the total to 88 292 deaths. The cumulative number of recoveries now stand at 2 790 653 with a recovery rate of 95,8% pic.twitter.com/0egt6YlP2A
— Department of Health (@HealthZA) October 9, 2021