COVID-19 in SA | 2,809 new cases, 5 deaths recorded

A health worker wearing personal protective equipment collects a sample to test for the Covid-19 coronavirus. AFP/Liu Jin

JOHANNESBURG - Over 2,800 new infections have been reported in South Africa.

Sadly five more people have died in the past 24 to 48 hours.

Gauteng has recorded 810 new cases.

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The Western Cape has the second-highest number of new infections with 690 followed by KwaZulu-Natal with 508.

A total of 22,236 new tests were conducted.

The positivity rate is presently 12.6 percent.


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