COVID-19 in SA: 9,860 new cases, 45 deaths recorded

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.

WATCH: COVID-19 in SA | Update on Western Cape numbers

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.


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