The NICD has reported 3,222 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,762,911.
This increase represents a 16.7% 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 reports 5 deaths, and of these, 2 occurred in the past 24 – 48 hours. This brings the total fatalities to 100,303 to date.
24,332,659 tests have been conducted in both the public and private sectors.