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DCS COVID-19 CASES - 28 July 2021
As at 28 July 2021, the total number of positive COVID-19 cases in the Department of Correctional Services increased by 57,comprising of 41 officials and 16 inmates. Fifty-two (52) new recoveries(26 officials and 26 inmates) were reported, bringing the cumulative total of recoveries to 13 426, which translates to a recovery rate of 91.43%.
14685

Total positive cases in DCS

9201

Positive cases - Officials

5484

Positive cases - Inmates

13426

Recoveries

214

Deaths - Officials

87

Deaths - Inmates

 

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Magistracy and stakeholders conducts an oversight visit to Kgoši Mampuru II Management Area

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