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SA reports 5244 new COVID-19 infections-SABC News

South Africa has reported 5244 new COVID-19 cases, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed infections to 3 552 043. This increase represents a positive rate of 13%.

Continued audits by the National Department of Health (NDoH) may report a backlog of COVID-19 deaths. Today, NDoH reports 128 deaths, 59 of which have occurred in the last 24-48 hours. This brings the total number of deaths to date to 93117.

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Houten from the 4th wave

Earlier, Health Minister Dr. Joe Fara announced that Houten had officially ended the fourth wave of the coronavirus pandemic.

Phaahla warned that Omicron variants are highly infectious, despite a significant reduction in COVID-19-related mortality.

He was talking during a virtual media briefing about the government’s efforts to fight a pandemic.

“Gauteng officially ended its fourth wave this week, all other states have peaked, and the other eight are now declining. Notably, the decline in new infections is sloping. The fact is that it is not a sharp decline, so the virus rises sharply but slowly falls, but at least it is down and it is encouraging. “

SA reports 5244 new COVID-19 infections-SABC News

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