File: Technicians analyse PCR samples amid the COVID-19 pandemic. AFP/Yamil Lage
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa has recorded 3,286 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24-hour reporting cycle.
The NICD said 164 more people have died.
Infections in Kwa-Zulu Natal stand at 834 and 502 in the Western Cape.
A total of 41,308 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours.
#COVID19 UPDATE: A total of 41,308 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 3,286 new cases, which represents a 8% positivity rate. A further 164 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 86,116 to date. See more:https://t.co/FPoxLI46tf pic.twitter.com/YlsokRMfoU— NICD (@nicd_sa) September 18, 2021