SA recorded its 3,026th Covid-19 fatality on Saturday, just 99 days after the first death was reported in the country on March 27.
He said that there were 3,026 total deaths, up 74 from the figure announced on Friday evening.Mkhize also announced an increase in 10,873 cases, taking the national total to 187,977.It took 73 days from the first fatality and the 1,000th, and then 15 days to the 2,000th and 15 days to the 3026th.
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