There are 250 687 coronavirus cases, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said.
The number of deaths jumped by 140 to 3860.
The number of recoveries is 118 232, which translates to a recovery rate of 47,2%.
Gauteng has 87 033 infections.
Alcohol sales ban back in the spotlight amid complaints to govt’s coronavirus command council
The increase in the number of alcohol-related trauma cases and its impact on the health system has been tabled before the National Coronavirus Command Council (NCCC).
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said this on Friday during a visit to Tshwane District Hospital as Gauteng’s Covid-19 cases increased sharply.
1 647 cases reported to IPID between March and June, of which 249 were completed
An investigation into the death of Collins Khosa is one of 249 cases the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) completed during the lockdown.
Without going into the outcome the investigation, acting IPID executive director Patrick Setshedi told the Portfolio Committee on Police, in response to a question by ANC MP Jacqueline Mofokeng, that they have made recommendations to the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) and the police.
City of Johannesburg is the hotspot – here’s a breakdown of the numbers
As of Friday, 10 July, the City of Johannesburg has the highest number of Covid-19 cases at 38 045 – 46.6% of the total 81 546 cases in the province.
The sub-district of City of Johannesburg D has the highest number of cases – 8 327. The areas in the district are Doornkop, Soweto, Dobsonville and Protea Glen.
Moody’s: Covid-19 could push public debt close to 100% in two years
Moody’s expects SA’s economic activity to pick up in the second half of the year, but it will still remain weak.
Furthermore, Covid-19 is expected to push public debt to nearly 100% of GDP by March 2022.
Nehawu furious after nurse dies of Covid-19: ‘She was a breadwinner and she is gone now’
The Mpumalanga provincial leadership of the National Education, Health and Allied Workers’ Union (Nehawu) on Friday accused the provincial health department of not sufficiently protecting its frontline workers after a nurse from KwaMhlanga Hospital died of Covid-19.
Provincial secretary of Nehawu, Welcome Mnisi, told News24 the nurse contracted Covid-19 on duty at KwaMhlanga Hospital and was transferred to Witbank Tertiary Hospital, where she died on 3 July.