COVID-19 | 3,699 new cases, 7 deaths recorded

On 5 March 2020, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases confirmed a suspected case of COVID-19 in South Africa. What have we learnt in the last two years? Infectious diseases expert, Veronica Ueckermann speaks to #eNCA Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - The number of new COVID-19 infections is sitting at 3,699.

Gauteng is leading with just over 1,300 cases. It’s followed by the Western Cape with 636 new infections.

KwaZulu-Natal has recorded 458 cases.

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The North West and Mpumalanga are on just over 300 infections and the Free State recorded 237 cases.

Sadly, a further seven deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours, taking the death toll to just over 97,500.

The positivity rate stands at 9.7 percent.


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