Aug 9, 2022

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Covid-19 cases identified in SA increase by 5,668

Covid-19 cases identified in SA rose by 5,668, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) reported Tuesday.

“Another 119 Covid-19 deaths have been reported, totaling deaths 92,649, “said the NICD in its daily update.

The total number of laboratory-confirmed cases since the start of the pandemic in South Africa is 3,534,131, which corresponds to a positivity rate of 14%.

The The public and private sectors have now performed 21,611,050 tests.

There have been 255 hospital admissions in the last 24 hours.

The majority of the cases reported on Tuesday came from KwaZulu-Natal (25%), followed by Gauteng (23%) and the Western Cape (20%).