COVID-19 in SA | 8,351 new cases, 3 more deaths recorded

Since both the flu and COVID-19 are respiratory infections, if you get one, you're more susceptible to getting the other too. General Practitioner Doctor Samantha Fee unpacked this with eNCA's Shahan Ramkissoon. Courtesy of #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's coronavirus infections remain high.

The NICD reported 8,351 new cases.

A further three people succumbed to Covid-19 related complications.

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Nearly half of the cases -- over 3,300 --were recorded in Gauteng.

Over 1,600 new infections were identified in KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape recorded 1,507.

Limpopo was the only province that reported less than 250 new cases.

Over 37,000 tests were conducted across the country with a positivity rate of 22.5 percent.


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