South Africa added more than 2,400 new cases of COVID-19 last day, so the country already has more than 622,000 infections, while the number of recovered patients continues to grow, according to the latest data from the Department of Health.
During the day, 2,419 infections were registered on Saturday, which corresponds to a worldwide number of 622,551. 537,000 people have now overcome the disease, which corresponds to a recovery rate of 86 percent.
On the other hand, the 238 additional deaths recorded on the last day bring the balance to 13,981. South African authorities have considered the peak of the pandemic and hope that the contagion curve will now plateau as long as the population continues to adhere to social distancing and prevention measures.