COVID-19 in SA: 13,992 new cases, 11 deaths recorded

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.

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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.


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