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JOHANNESBURG - The National Institute for Communicable Diseases reported 517 new COVID-19 cases over the past 24 hours.
A total of 56 more people died of COVID-19 related complications taking the death toll in South Africa to 88,891.
KwaZulu-Natal recorded the highest number of new infections with 124 new cases, followed by the Western Cape with 90 new infections recorded.
#COVID19 UPDATE: A total of 30,910 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 517 new cases, which represents a 1.7% positivity rate. A further 56 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 88,891 to date. See more here: https://t.co/n5DsxILOtZ pic.twitter.com/riXyx1eaol— NICD (@nicd_sa) October 22, 2021