COVID-19 in SA: 2,489 new cases, 9 deaths recorded

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.

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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.


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