We've updated the Coronavirus in South Africa dashboard to show the latest numbers.
Total infections: 10,015
New infections since last update: 595
Total deaths: 194
Total people recovered: 4,173
Province with the most confirmed cases: Western Cape has 5,168
Province with the most confirmed deaths: Western Cape 98
Province with the most recoveries: Western Cape 1,607
Total number of tests done: 341,336 (51% public sector, 49% private sector)
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National Covid-19 testing backlog means patients wait up to 10 days for results
Delays in results leave many fearing that patients with the new coronavirus, who should otherwise be self-quarantining, could unwittingly be exposing others to the virus, reports Bhekisisa's Laura López González
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