A general view of the outside of a COVID-19 ward at Hospital in Cape Town.
Rodger Bosch / AFP
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa has recorded 3,237 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours.
17,310 tests were conducted in the same period which represents an 18.7% positivity rate.
The Health Department has reported 10 deaths; of which four occurred in the past 24–48 hours.
The total number of COVID-19-related fatalities now stands at 100,533 to date.
#COVID19 UPDATE: 17,310 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 3,237 new cases, which represents an 18.7% positivity rate. Today @HealthZA reports 10 deaths; of which 4 occurred in the past 24–48 hrs. Total fatalities are 100,533 to date: https://t.co/47wm3pTkkr pic.twitter.com/xQjtayi3eb— NICD (@nicd_sa) May 9, 2022