Health workers wearing PPE prepare to test a woman for COVID-19. AFP/Emmanuel Croset
JOHANNESBURG - The health department said 312 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in the last 24 hours.
Ten more people have lost their lives to the virus.
Gauteng continues to lead with 239 new cases.
The Western Cape recorded 16 cases while KwaZulu-Natal had 15.
Only five cases were reported in the Free State and Eastern Cape.
Just over 13,000 tests were conducted.
The positivity rate stands at 2.3 percent.
#COVID19 UPDATE: A total of 13,473 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 312 new cases, which represents a 2.3% positivity rate. A further 10 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 89,584 to date. See more here: https://t.co/JgE7ov49CX pic.twitter.com/HKLml23LgZ— NICD (@nicd_sa) November 22, 2021