Dec 9, 2021

Mawazo Writing Africa

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SA’s third wave: 157 deaths and 17,958 new Covid-19 cases in a day

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases says 17,958 new Covid-19 cases have been identified in South Africa, giving a positivity rate of 25.6%.

His published report on Saturday night reported 157 Covid-19-related deaths, bringing the total pandemic-related deaths to 59,778.

Gauteng accounted for the majority of the new cases ( 63%), followed by the Western Cape (10%).

An increase of 449 hospital admissions has been reported in South Africa in the last 24 hours.