File: A health worker processes COVID-19 lateral flow tests. AFP/Adrian Dennis
JOHANNESBURG - There have been 1,635 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa in the past 24 hours, with a further 79 deaths.
This brings the total number of fatalities to 87,705 to date.
The cumulative number of recoveries stands at 2,776,990.
#COVID19 UPDATE: A total of 37,424 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 1,635 new cases, which represents a 4.4% positivity rate. A further 79 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 87,705 to date. See more here: https://t.co/a2UgKj0njW pic.twitter.com/3jG4TN3SGD— NICD (@nicd_sa) October 1, 2021