Dec 9, 2021

Mawazo Writing Africa

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Gauteng accounts for 605 of SA’s 868 new Covid-19 infections: NICD

SA recorded 868 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, with Gauteng again making up the vast majority.

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) announced Tuesday that there were 605 there have been new cases in Gauteng in the past 24 hours. The second hardest hit province was the Western Cape with 52 infections. No other province has exceeded the 50 mark.

The NICD said that, according to the Ministry of Health, 51 new deaths related to Covid-19 were recorded last day.

There have been 2,948,760 confirmed cases across SA since the virus outbreak and to date 89,635 deaths.