COVID-19 in SA: 1,735 new cases, 26 deaths recorded

Saturday marks the second anniversary of the country’s first COVID-19 case. To date, the country has reported over 3-million cases, with almost 100,000 fatalities. KZN Research Innovation and Sequencing Platform, Professor Tulio de Oliveira speaks with eNCA's Thulasizwe Simelane about what we have learned from the pandemic. #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - It has been exactly two years since South Africa's first COVID-19 patient was confirmed.

South Africa has recorded 1,735 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours.

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601 of those were identified in Gauteng with 410 in the Western Cape and 284 in KwaZulu Natal.

All other provinces recorded less than 200 new cases.

Sadly, a further 26 people have died.


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