South Africa recorded 942 new COVID-19 cases, taking total infections to 2913 880. A further 37 people have succumbed to COVID-19 related complications. The death toll from the pandemic now stands at 88 466.
Latest SA stats:
According to the NICD, ” The majority of new cases today are from Western Cape (23%), followed by Gauteng Province accounting for 18%. KwaZulu-Natal accounted for 15%; Free State accounted for 11%; Eastern Cape and Northern Cape each accounted for 10% respectively; North West accounted for 6%; Mpumalanga accounted for 5%; and Limpopo accounted for 1%.”
The NICD further reports that there has been an increase of 70 hospital admissions in the past 24 hours.