File: A face mask lying on the ground. AFP/Roslan Rahman
JOHANNESBURG - There have been 3,628 new COVID-19 infections reported over the past 24-hours in South Africa.
Sadly, a further 22 people have died, bringing the death toll to 96,502.
Over 39,000 tests were conducted since the last report and the positivity rate stands at 9.2 percent.
Gauteng has the biggest share of new cases with 1,249.
#COVID19 UPDATE: 39,376 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 3,628 new cases, representing a 9.2% positivity rate. Today, @HealthZA reports 213 deaths, of which 22 occurred in the past 24-48 hours. Total fatalities are 96,502 to date. More here: https://t.co/aBMKzYeqrt pic.twitter.com/yeCPpLJfzX— NICD (@nicd_sa) February 9, 2022