Jan 20, 2022

Mawazo Writing Africa

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9,200 Covid-19 cases, 140 deaths recorded in SA in 24 hours: NICD

SA recorded 9,260 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) announced on Friday.

Most of the new cases were in the Western Cape ( 2,435), followed by KwaZulu-Natal ( 2,303) and Gauteng ( 1,813).

That means that there have been 3,513,813 confirmed cases to date.

The NICD also reported 140 new deaths related to Covid-19, based on data from the Department of Health, bringing the total number of deaths up to date increased to 92,252.

There were also 361 new hospital admissions last day, which means 8,807 people are in hospital for treatment for Covid-19.