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Covid-19: 1682 new infection, death toll reaches 99,829

  • In South Africa, 1,682 new Covid-19 infections were registered on Thursday.
  • Three new deaths were registered, bringing the number of confirmed deaths to 99,829.
  • Gauteng registered 34% of all new infections.

In South Africa, 1,682 new Covid-19 infections were registered on Thursday, representing a positivity rate of 5.8%.

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According to a report by the National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NICD), 3,700,484 laboratory-confirmed cases were registered in the country on Thursday.

Three new Covid-19 deaths have been recorded in the last 48 hours, bringing the number of confirmed deaths to 99,829.

Most of the new cases were recorded in Gauteng.

Breakdown of cases:

  • Gauteng – 34%
  • Western Cape – 29%
  • KwaZulu-Natal – 19%
  • Mpumalanga – 5%
  • East Cape – 3%
  • Free State – 3%
  • northwest – 3%
  • Limpopo – 2%
  • Northern Cape – 2%

Gauteng registered 571 new cases on Thursday, 490 in the Western Cape and 324 in KwaZulu-Natal.

Gauteng registered 1,202,361 cumulative cases, KwaZulu-Natal 656,723 and Western Cape 646,120.

There have been 41 new hospital admissions in the last 24-hour reporting cycle. There were 2,060 people in public and private hospitals on Thursday because of Covid-19.

Testers will line up next to the mobile test van at the Greenfield Primary Health Care Clinic in Ekurhaven.

South Africa performed 23,514,233 cumulative tests, of which 29,181 in the last 24-hour cycle.

According to the Ministry of Health, 3,700,484 doses of vaccine were administered. Of these, 78,671 were treated on Thursday.

To date, 17,301,226 adults have been fully vaccinated. 1,843,345 doses of vaccine were administered to children 12 years of age and older.


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Covid-19: 1682 new infection, death toll reaches 99,829

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