JOHANNESBURG - South Africa has recorded 2,800 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours.
A total of 1,111 of those cases were identified in Gauteng.
The Western Cape recorded less than half of that number with 518.
KwaZulu-Natal recorded 354 cases with all other provinces reporting less than 200 cases each.
Sadly, four more people have succumbed to the virus.
Over 33,000 tests were conducted with a positivity rate of 8.4 percent.
#COVID19 UPDATE: 33,519 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 2,800 new cases, representing an 8.4% positivity rate. Today @HealthZA reports 343 deaths; of which 4 occurred in the past 24–48 hours. Total fatalities are to 98,298 to date. More here: https://t.co/7hxHyBeze8 pic.twitter.com/fHMMFHFXLW— NICD (@nicd_sa) February 18, 2022