Health workers taking care of a COVID-19 patient. AFP/Adrian Dennis
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa has recorded a 1,8 positivity rate in the last 24 hours, with 414 new cases reported.
The Western Cape has the highest infection number sitting on 93 new cases, Gauteng follows with 87 cases.
Kwazulu-Natal has 67 new infections, and Limpopo is the lowest at 7 cases.
25 COVID-related deaths have been recorded, bringing the total fatalities to 88,612.
A total of 22,964 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs with 414 new cases, which represents a 1.8% positivity rate. A further 25 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 88,612 to date. Read more here: https://t.co/xDWUTsRVXL pic.twitter.com/Di23eqDCpe— NICD (@nicd_sa) October 17, 2021