Cases of the novel Coronavirus in South Africa have exceeded the 100 000 mark.
South Africa has become the most affected country in Africa followed by Egypt.
South Africa has even recorded more cases than China were the virus originated from.
Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize announced last night that cases of the virus are currently at 101 590 with 1991 deaths and 53 444 recoveries.
To date South Africa has tested more than 1 million people.
The country has eased a lot of lockdown regulations allowing for churches schools and other businesses to operate.
This move has been met with massive criticism but the President Cyril Ramaphosa has decided to put the economy first.
As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has breached the 100 000 mark, at 101 590.
The total number of deaths is 1 991 and the total number of recoveries is 53 444. pic.twitter.com/gGPxwbA5Kv
— Dr Zweli Mkhize (@DrZweliMkhize) June 22, 2020