SA records 17,958 new COVID-19 cases, 157 deaths

File: COVID-19 test. AFP/Jens Schlueter

JOHANNESBURG - South Africa has recorded 17,958 new COVID-19 cases.

The NICD said 157 COVID-19 related deaths have also been recorded.

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This brings total fatalities to 59,778 to date.

Gauteng continues to account for the majority of infections, with 11,303 cases in the last 24 hours.

A total of 70,067 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours.


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