COVID-19 in SA: 619 new cases, 25 deaths recorded

Health workers wearing PPE prepare to test a woman for COVID-19. AFP/Emmanuel Croset

JOHANNESBURG -  619 new COVID-19 cases have been identified in the country.

A further 25 COVID-19 related deaths have also been reported.

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The majority of new cases on Saturday came from the Western Cape with 129 new cases.

Followed by KwaZulu-Natal at 116. Gauteng identified 93 new cases.

25,585 tests were conducted in the past 24 hours.

The positivity rate stands at 2.2 percent.


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