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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.
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.
#COVID19 UPDATE: 37,115 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 8,351 new cases, representing a 22.5% positivity rate. @HealthZA reports 114 deaths; of which 3 occurred in the past 24-48 hours. The cumulative COVID-19 deaths are 100,744. More here: https://t.co/4ort4yP7e5 pic.twitter.com/v7SAiZuRxG— NICD (@nicd_sa) May 13, 2022