File: A healthcare worker fills a syringe from a vial with a dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. AFP/Phill Magakoe
JOHANNESBURG - More than 245 new COVID-19 cases have been identified in South Africa.
A further 35 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported.
The majority of new cases, 85, are from Gauteng.
Just over 27,000 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours
#COVID19 UPDATE: A total of 27,835 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 245 new cases, which represents a 0.9% positivity rate. A further 35 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 89,387 to date. See more here: https://t.co/d61bNchz2I pic.twitter.com/JxNtmeMaXL— NICD (@nicd_sa) November 9, 2021