File: A health worker looks on as another helps a COVID-19 patient back to her room in a non-profit COVID-19 care facility in Norwood, Johannesburg. AFP/Emmanuel Croset
JOHANNESBURG - The number of COVID-19 cases in South Africa has increased by 1,634.
The total number of active cases in the country now stands at 50,701.
Most new cases are in KwaZulu Natal, followed by the Western Cape.
The death toll has increased by 34 to 87,001.
Currently, more than 2,758,000 people have recovered from the pandemic.
The positivity rate stands at 6,6 percent.
#COVID19 UPDATE: A total of 24,756 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 1,634 new cases, which represents a 6.6% positivity rate. A further 34 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 87,001 to date. See more here: https://t.co/jnwGBCmTun pic.twitter.com/GidAsK1x9G— NICD (@nicd_sa) September 25, 2021