File: A healthcare worker preparing to administer a Covid-19 vaccine. AFP/Ishara S Kodikara
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa has recorded 2,862 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours.
8 people have died, taking the death toll to 96,851.
Gauteng is leading in terms of new infections with 1,095 cases.
The Western Cape is second with over 472 cases.
The positivity rate stands at 8.7% percent.
#COVID19 UPDATE: 32 840 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 2 862 new cases, representing an 8.7% positivity rate. Today, @HealthZA reports 146 deaths, of which 8 occurred in the past 24-48 hours. Total fatalities are 96 851 to date. More here: https://t.co/FdYVkJFE5k pic.twitter.com/PVRRwv1iJF— NICD (@nicd_sa) February 11, 2022