SA records 331 new COVID-19 cases, 53 deaths


Rodger Bosch / AFP

JOHANNESBURG - The health department said 331 new COVID-19 cases have been recorded in the past 24 hours.

An additional 53 coronavirus-related deaths were reported.

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The majority of new cases reported on Tuesday were from Gauteng with 75, followed by the Free State with 53.

The Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal identified 48 and 47 cases respectively.

Just over 29,000 tests were conducted in the past day, with a 1,1 percent positivity rate.


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