JOHANNESBURG - The National Institute For Communicable Diseases (NICD) reported 947 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours.
A total of 40 more COVID-19 related deaths take South Africa's death toll to 88,506.
Most of the new cases (233) were recorded in KwaZulu-Natal.
A total of 35,417 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs with 947 new cases, which represents a 2.7% positivity rate. A further 40 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 88,506 to date. Read more here: https://t.co/ytL70akZ3A pic.twitter.com/CT6uzpB6Lk— NICD (@nicd_sa) October 14, 2021