A health worker holds samples to test for the COVID-19. AFP/STR
JOHANNESBURG - There have been 816 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa in the past 24 hours, with a further 56 deaths.
This brings the total number of fatalities to 88,292 to date.
The cumulative number of recoveries stands at 2,790,653.
#COVID19 UPDATE: A total of 29,226 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 816 new cases, which represents a 2.8% positivity rate. A further 56 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 88,292 to date. See more here: https://t.co/eBpDukua6f pic.twitter.com/9uZFRZywXZ— NICD (@nicd_sa) October 9, 2021