A high-profile delegation from the World Health Organization and the Belgian government is visiting vaccine manufacturer Biovac in Cape Town today. The delegation kicked off its two-day visit yesterday, also meeting with President Cyril Ramaphosa. The WHO last year announced South Africa as host of the continent’s first COVID-19 mRNA vaccine technology transfer hub. #DStv403
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa has recorded 2,489 new COVID-19 cases.
The economic hub, Gauteng, has recorded 942 new cases, while the Western Cape has 418 new infections.
Sadly, nine more people have succumbed to the virus.
The total number of deaths is approaching 97,000.
The country's positivity rate stands at 7.6-percent.
#COVID19 UPDATE: 32,903 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 2,489 new cases, representing an 7.6% positivity rate. Today @HealthZA reports 134 deaths; of which 9 occurred in the past 24–48 hours, bringing fatalities to 96,985 to date. More here: https://t.co/aY27Eg8wbV pic.twitter.com/M4Zh6PbSQH— NICD (@nicd_sa) February 12, 2022