COVID-19 in SA: 300 new cases, 12 deaths

A healthcare worker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) makes his way out of a temporary ward dedicated to the treatment of possible COVID-19 coronavirus patients at the Nasrec Field Hospital. AFP/Michele Spatari

JOHANNESBURG - 300 new cases have been reported in the country.

A further 12 COVID-related deaths have been recorded.

The majority of new cases come from Gauteng with 56 new cases.

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Western Cape follows with 52 cases and Kwazulu-Natal has 47 new infections.

Limpopo reported the lowest cases at eight cases.

More than 25,000 tests were conducted in the past day, with a 1.2-percent positivity rate.



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