SA records 8 078 new COVID-19 cases, 139 related deaths

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South Africa has identified 8 078 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24-hours, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed infections to 3 483 590This increase represents a 20.1% positivity rate. 

A further 139 COVID-19 related deaths have also been reported, bringing total fatalities to 91 451 to date.

21 344 293 tests have been conducted in both public and private sectors.

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According to the NICD, “The majority of new cases today are from KwaZulu-Natal (28%) followed by Western Cape (22%). Gauteng accounted for 19%; Eastern Cape accounted for 13%; Free State accounted for 5%; Limpopo accounted for 4%; Mpumalanga and North West each accounted for 3% respectively and Northern Cape accounted for 2% .”