More than half of Covid-19 victims in SA have recovered
More than half of those who tested positive for Covid-19 in SA have recovered.
In the latest statistics released on Thursday night, health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize said there had been 44,920 recoveries, which translated to a recovery rate of 53.5%.
There were 83,890 positive cases recorded by Thursday night and 1,737 deaths.
Mkhize said the mortality rate was 2,1%.
In the Eastern Cape, where 12,639 people have tested positive, there have been 257 deaths and 6,331 recoveries.