JOHANNESBURG - 15,465 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours,
A further three COVID-19 related deaths have been reported
KwaZulu-Natal has recorded the most infections with 4,135 new cases followed by Gauteng with 3,582 new cases.
The Northern Cape, Limpopo and Mpumalanga remain below the 1,000 case mark.
The positivity rate rose to 30,7 percent.
The death toll stands at 90,348.
#COVID19 UPDATE: A total of 50,377 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 15,465 new cases, representing a 30.7% positivity rate. A further 3 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 90,348 to date. See more here: https://t.co/EHpxn0cw52 pic.twitter.com/XjTYHi8dGv— NICD (@nicd_sa) December 19, 2021