It's been two years since the first COVID-19 patient was announced in South Africa. Dr Nicholas Crisp from the National Health Department spoke with eNCA's Heidi Giokos about the lessons learned from the pandemic. Courtesy of #DStv403
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa has recorded 1,147 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours.
418 of those were identified in Gauteng with 259 in KwaZulu Natal and 236 in the Western Cape.
All other provinces recorded less than 100 new cases.
No deaths were reported on Sunday.
In the past two years, the country has seen more than three million positive cases and almost 100,000 people have died.
#COVID19 UPDATE: 18,709 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 1,147 new cases, which represents a 6.1% positivity rate. Today @HealthZA reports 0 deaths in the past 24–48 hrs. Total fatalities remain at 99,543 to date: https://t.co/sEdzh47UJ2 pic.twitter.com/TItTxJocEF— NICD (@nicd_sa) March 6, 2022