COVID infection and hospitalisation numbers have been trending downwards. The figures are just under 2,000 new infections nationally with a test positivity rate of 9.3-percent and 25 deaths confirmed in the past 24-to-48 hours. We are joined by Professor Mosa Moshabela, deputy vice-chancellor of research and innovation at the UKZN. Courtesy #DStv403
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa's new COVID infection and hospitalisation numbers have been trending downwards.
Monday's figures have revealed just under 1,700 new infections nationally and a test positivity rate of 9.3-percent.
25 deaths have been confirmed in the past 24-to-48 hours bringing the total death toll to 93,451.
#COVID19 UPDATE: A total of 18,171 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 1 691 new cases, representing a 9.3% positivity rate. A further 25 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 93 451 to date. See more here: https://t.co/GGrctES5iL pic.twitter.com/Fm4S6PssLw— NICD (@nicd_sa) January 17, 2022