A health worker holds samples to test for the COVID-19. AFP/STR
JOHANNESBURG - The National Institute for Communicable Diseases is continuing to monitor COVID-19 in South Africa.
The institute reported 2,261 new COVID-19 cases and 312 deaths have been recorded in South Africa in the past 24 hours.
The cumulative number of recoveries stands at 2 756 963.
#COVID19 UPDATE: A total of 35,316 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 2,261 new cases, which represents a 6.4% positivity rate. A further 312 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 86,967 to date. See more here: https://t.co/VVZ6Pf3sCU pic.twitter.com/rrQdXNczqZ— NICD (@nicd_sa) September 24, 2021