Total number of Covid-19 related deaths now stands at 16,376.
As of Saturday 26 September, the cumulative number of detected Covid-19 cases is 69, 498 with 969 new cases identified, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has announced.
The country has also reported 64 more Covid-19 related deaths: 5 from Eastern Cape, 4 from KwaZulu-Natal, 43 from Gauteng, 11 from Mpumalanga, and 1 from the Western Cape.
This brings the total number of Covid-19 related deaths to 16,376.
Mkhize said: “We extend our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the healthcare workers that treated the deceased patients.£
The recovery rate now stands at 600,818 translating to 89,9%.
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