COVID-19 in SA: Over 5,500 new cases recorded

Wits University Prof. Shabir Madhi spoke with eNCA's Sally Burdett. Courtesy of #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa has recorded 5,575 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24-hour reporting cycle.

The health department said 246 more people have died.

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Infections in the Western Cape stand at 1,773 and 1,047 in Gauteng.

The positivity rate stands at just under 22 percent.

A total of 25,489 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours.


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