COVID-19 infections increase by 312, 10 more deaths recorded

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.

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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.


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