COVID-19 in SA: 8,920 new cases, 8 deaths recorded

File: An isolation room for people screened who test positive for COVID-19 symptoms. AFP/Luca Sola

JOHANNESBURG - The country’s COVID-19 infections are showing little sign of slowing down.

On Thursday, 8,920 new cases have been reported.

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Most of them were recorded in Gauteng, with 3,484 new infections.

It’s followed by KwaZulu-Natal with 1,942 new infections.

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Meanwhile, the Western Cape recorded 1,461 new cases.

Sadly, eight more deaths have been recorded.

The positivity rate stands at 23.1 percent.


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