A healthcare worker prepares to conduct a PCR Covid-19 test. AFP/Emmanuel Croset
JOHANNESBURG - The NICD said 566 new COVID-19 cases have been recorded in the last 24 hours.
Gauteng had the most, with 233 new infections followed by the Western Cape with 140.
KwaZulu-Natal recorded 117 new infections.
The rest of the provinces reported just under a hundred cases collectively.
Over 14,000 tests were conducted, with a 3.9 percent positivity rate.
Sadly, four more people have died due to COVID-19 related complications.
#COVID19 UPDATE: 14,403 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 566 new cases, which represents a 3.9% positivity rate. Today @HealthZA reports 4 deaths in the past 24–48 hrs. Total fatalities are 99,890 to date: https://t.co/qkXjjRezfF pic.twitter.com/6W1xbH6KR3— NICD (@nicd_sa) March 21, 2022