Professor Francois Venter, head of Ezintsha a group of academics and health professionals at Wits University focused on sustainable health solutions, spoke with eNCA's Sally Burdett. Courtesy of #DStv403
JOHANNESBURG - Authorities said 13,992 new COVID-19 cases have been recorded in the last 24 hours.
Gauteng remains the hotspot with 6,711 new infections.
That’s followed by KwaZulu-Natal with 2,715 cases. The Western Cape is on 1,464 new infections.
The rest of the provinces including North West, Eastern Cape and Mpumalanga, all remain under a thousand.
The positivity rate rose to 31.0 percent.
Sadly, 11 more people have died bringing the death toll to 90,148.
#COVID19 UPDATE: A total of 45,101 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 13,992 new cases, representing a 31.0% positivity rate. A further 11 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 90,148 to date. See more here: https://t.co/7Q6qMuUvCe pic.twitter.com/IVIVCFQc6k— NICD (@nicd_sa) December 13, 2021