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 - There have been 19,018 new COVID-19 cases that have been reported in South Africa in the last 24 hours.
Gauteng still leads the surge with over 9,000 cases.
It's followed by KZN with over 2,500 and the Western Cape with over 2,000.
The positivity rate now stands at 22.8-percent.
Sadly, 20 more people have died, taking the death toll to 90,080.
#COVID19 UPDATE: A total of 83,515 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 19,018 new cases, which represents a 22.8% positivity rate. A further 20 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 90,080 to date. See more here: https://t.co/6Z5wlb3C7R pic.twitter.com/Mp7w0i3fjv— NICD (@nicd_sa) December 10, 2021