The province of the Western Cape has passed the peak of the fourth wave of COVID-19 infections. It's currently recording the second most daily infections, just behind KwaZulu-Natal. Keith Cloete, Western Cape Health HOD spoke with eNCA's Faith Mangope about the cases in the province. Courtesy of #DStv403
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa recorded 9,860 new COVID-19 infections in the past day.
The Western Cape has overtaken KwaZulu-Natal with the most cases, recording 2,632.
Gauteng is second with 2,123 new infections.
KZN recorded just over 2,000 and the Eastern Cape has just over 1,000 new cases.
A total of just over 400 new hospital admissions have been reported.
Almost 47,000 tests were conducted with a 21 percent positivity rate.
Sadly, 45 more people have died.
#COVID19 UPDATE: A total of 46,948 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 9,860 new cases, representing a 21.0% positivity rate. A further 45 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 92,112 to date. See more here: https://t.co/GMVafABmnI pic.twitter.com/IEPiXo5Wse— NICD (@nicd_sa) January 6, 2022