South Africa reported 81 new coronavirus-related deaths in the past 24-hour period, bringing the total number of fatalities to 16,667, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced late Tuesday.
Mkhize also said the country had registered 903 new COVID-19 cases for a second day in a row, putting the total number of cases at 672,572.
The country’s top health official said 4.1 million tests have been conducted since it was first detected in the country 6 months ago. Meanwhile, 12,011 new tests were conducted in the past 24 hour.
Mkhize advised South…