In the last 24 hours, only 201 new Covid-19 infections were registered in the whole of SA, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases announced on Monday.
During the same period, there were noises. The latest data from the Ministry of Health also records 29 deaths.
This means that there have been 2,912,346 confirmed cases and 88,346 deaths from the coronavirus in South Africa since the outbreak was first recorded in March last year.
Of the new cases, the majority concerned KwaZulu-Natal (57), followed by Gauteng (44) and the Western Cape (33). No other province recorded more than 30 infections – with four provinces recording individual numbers for new cases.
The NICD also reported that there were 52 new hospital admissions in the. gave in the last 24 hours, bringing the total number of people treated in the country’s hospitals to 5,381.