SA reports 600 new Covid-19 infections

SA reports 600 new Covid-19 infections

South Africa’s Covid-19 positivity rate stands at 2.2% following the release of the latest report by the NICD.

A medical worker prepares Covid-19 coronavirus swab test for international passengers arriving for the “Phuket Sandbox” tourism scheme that allows vaccinated visitors at Phuket International Airport in Phuket on July 1, 2021.

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) reported 619 new infections during the latest reporting period.  

A total of 25 people have succumbed to Covid-19 related illnesses. 

The majority of new cases on Saturday did not come from KwaZulu-Natal, but from the Western Cape. 

The province reported 129 new cases.

It was followed by KZN at 116, while Gauteng identified 93 new cases.

A total of 25 585 tests were conducted in the past 24 hours.

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