The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) has reported 306 new COVID-19 cases in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2 925 677.
The increase represents a 1.1% positivity rate. A further seven COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 89 476 to date.
SA latest COVID-19 stats:
18 893 899 tests have been conducted in both public and private sectors.
As per the NICD, “The majority of new cases on Saturday are from Gauteng (40%), followed by Western Cape accounting for 13%.
KwaZulu-Natal accounted for 11%; Free State, North West and Northern Cape each accounted for 8% respectively; Mpumalanga and Eastern Cape each accounted for 5% respectively, and Limpopo accounted for 2%.”