Covid-19 positivity rate drops even further

Covid-19 positivity rate drops even further

South Africa’s Covid-19 positivity rate has dropped even further as new cases continue to show a downward trajectory.

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Emmanuel Croset / AFP

Statistics released by the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) on Monday evening has the country’s positivity rate at 14%.

A total of 2 409 new cases were reported in just 24 hours.

The number of laboratory-confirmed cases in the country now stands at 3 528 463.

Covid-19 related deaths continue to increase, with 77 reported in just one day.

This brings the number of Covid-19 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic to 92 530.


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