The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) has reported 1 888 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3 718 953. This increase represents a 6.4% positivity rate.
The majority of new cases on Thursday are from Gauteng (39%), followed by KwaZulu-Natal (22%).
The institute has also recorded one COVID-19 related death.
“Today, the NDoH reports 12 deaths and of these, one occurred in the past 24 – 48 hours. This brings the total fatalities to 100 032 to date.”
The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (39%), followed by KwaZulu-Natal (22%).
23 838 911 tests have been conducted in both public and private sectors.
Below are the latest coronavirus statistics: