Professor Tulio de Oliveira, Director of the KwaZulu-Natal Research Innovation and Sequencing Platform, spoke with eNCA's Faith Mangope about COVID numbers in South Africa. Courtesy of #DStv403
JOHANNESBURG - Just over 11,000 new COVID-19 infections have been recorded.
KwaZulu-Natal recorded the most cases with over 2,800.
The Western Cape follows closely behind with 1,228.
Gauteng recorded over 2,100 cases.
Nearly 50,000 tests were conducted representing a 22.2 percent positivity rate and 349 more people have been admitted to hospital.
Sadly, 110 more families are in mourning after they lost loved ones to the virus.
The total death toll now stands at 91,561.
#COVID19 UPDATE: A total of 49,970 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 11,106 new cases, representing a 22.2% positivity rate. A further 110 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 91,561 to date. See more here: https://t.co/PvmjCodJjq pic.twitter.com/JYP0MN2beU— NICD (@nicd_sa) January 5, 2022