COVID-19 in SA | 1,436 new infections, no new deaths

File: A healthcare worker prepares to conduct a PCR COVID-19 test. AFP/Emmanuel Croset

JOHANNESBURG - The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) has reported 1,436 new COVID-19 cases.

No COVID-19 related deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.

The majority of new cases were reported in Gauteng at 505.

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The Western Cape recorded 334 new infections, while KwaZulu-Natal recorded 257 new infections.

The remainder of the provinces recorded less than 100 new infections.

Over 26,000 tests were conducted with a 5.5 percent positivity rate.


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