28 May 2020 – An additional 1673 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in South Africa bringing the country’s number of Covid-19 cases to date, to 25 937.

On Wednesday, the Health Ministry announced that 1673 new cases had been reported in the last 24 hours. The number of people who have died from Covid-19 has increased by 28 to 552. 

On a positive note, National Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize, announced that 13 451 people have recovered from Covid-19 in SA which translates to a recovery rate of 52%.

Mkhize said 634 996 tests have been done to date with 29 005 completed in the last 24 hours. 

Globally, 5 728,090 Covid-19 cases have been confirmed with 353,661 deaths and 2 461,263 recoveries.

(source: IOL)