A healthcare worker prepares a COVID-19 vaccine to administer to a patient. AFP/Patrick T. Fallon
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) reported 1,678 new COVID-19 cases in South Africa in the last 24 hours.
A total of 101 more COVID-19-related deaths take the death toll to 87,626.
The Western Cape has recorded over 300 new cases.
#COVID19 UPDATE: A total of 40,680 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 1,678 new cases, which represents a 4.1% positivity rate. A further 101 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 87,626 to date. See more here: https://t.co/KswA9iaZYh pic.twitter.com/LPwrUMopCw— NICD (@nicd_sa) September 30, 2021