NICD records 832 new COVID-19 cases, total deaths 100 147

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The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) has reported 832 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3 741 1230.

This increase represents an 8.4% positivity rate.

Due to the ongoing audit exercise by the National Department of Health (NDoH), there may be a backlog of COVID-19 mortality cases reported.



Today, the NDoH has reported three deaths, and of these, two occurred in the past 24 – 48 hours.

This brings the total fatalities to 100 147 to date.

About 24 189 010 tests have been conducted in both public and private sectors as per.

The NICD, a division of the National Health Laboratory Service, continues to provide laboratory-based surveillance to inform the public health response towards COVID-19 in South Africa.

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