COVID-19 in SA: Over 8,900 new cases recorded

Ministerial Advisory Committee Co-Chairperson Professor Koleka Mlisana spoke with eNCA's Shahan Ramkissoon. Courtesy of #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - The daily COVID-19 positivity rate is down to just under 20 percent.

But the death toll remains high and day-on-day infections are on the rise again.

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In the last 24 hours, 555 people have died and just under 9,000 more have tested positive.

Infections in the hotspots -- Gauteng and the Western Cape -- have increased by just 2,200 in each province.

KwaZulu-Natal has reported 1,700 more cases.


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