File: A health worker with COVID-19 tests. AFP/Zinyange Auntony
JOHANNESBURG - 3,049 new COVID-19 infections have been recorded in the last 24 hours.
Less than a thousand new cases were reported in each province.
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Gauteng continues to lead with 774 new cases. It is followed by the Western Cape with 580.
KwaZulu-Natal is third with 462.
The positivity rate stands at 9.2 percent.
A further 13 deaths have been reported, taking the death toll to nearly 95,000.
#COVID19 UPDATE: 33,117 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 3,049 new cases, representing a 9.2% positivity rate. 13 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported in the last 24-48hrs, total fatalities amount to 94,063 to date. See more here: https://t.co/K2yGVc2zNi pic.twitter.com/9RKVBAvnKf— NICD (@nicd_sa) January 22, 2022