File: A health worker helps a COVID-19 patient back to her room in a non-profit COVID-19 care facility. AFP/Emmanuel Croset
JOHANNESBURG - 3,658 new cases were recorded in the last 24-hours.
Gauteng is in the lead with 814 infections.
It's followed by KwaZulu Natal with 794.
The Western Cape reported 745 infections.
The remaining provinces have under 500 cases.
The positivity rate sits at 9.2 percent.
A further 30 deaths have been reported in the same period.
#COVID19 UPDATE: A total of 39,654 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 3 658 new cases, representing a 9.2% positivity rate. A further 30 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 93 551 to date. See more here: https://t.co/5ijWeBiFG2 pic.twitter.com/fg1N0lJ1Ft— NICD (@nicd_sa) January 18, 2022