File: A health worker wearing personal protective equipment collects a sample to test for the Covid-19 coronavirus. AFP/Liu Jin
JOHANNESBURG - Nearly 4,000 new Covid-19 cases have been recorded in the past day.
There have been no additional deaths.
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Over 17,000 tests have been conducted in the past 24 hours.
Gauteng has the highest number of infections at 1,773 followed by KwaZulu-Natal with 1,118 and the Western Cape with 435 new cases.
The positivity rate stands at 22 percent.
#COVID19 UPDATE: 17,473 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 3,838 new cases, representing a 22.0% positivity rate. Today, the NDoH reports 0 deaths and the cumulative COVID-19 deaths remain at 100,363. See more here: https://t.co/yEzplchevn pic.twitter.com/98yDfKh5Sh— NICD (@nicd_sa) May 1, 2022