File: A health professional takes a nasal swab to test for the COVID-19 coronavirus. AFP/Phill Magakoe
JOHANNESBURG - A total of 15,036 new COVID-19 infections have been reported in the last 24-hours.
Gauteng accounts for just over 9,800 of them.
The NICD said 122 COVID-19 related deaths have also been recorded.
A total of 55,920 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours.