COVID-19 infections increase by 671, no deaths reported

Medical workers test a patient for the novel coronavirus at a drive-thru testing facility in San Francisco.

File: Health workers test a patient at a drive-thru testing facility. AFP/Josh Edelson

JOHANNESBURG - For the second day in a row, no COVID-19-related deaths occurred in the country in the past 24 to 48 hours.

The NICD reported that 671 new cases have been recorded.

Gauteng continues to lead in infections with 299 cases.

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That’s followed by the Western Cape with 133 cases.

KwaZulu-Natal is at 119 new infections.

The rest of the provinces recorded below a hundred cases.

The positivity rate is at 4.6 percent.


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