Covid-19

By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 1,995 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3 677 686. This increase represents a 7.5% positivity rate. Due to the ongoing audit exercise by the National Department…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 785 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,674,042. This increase represents a 5.7% positivity rate. Due to the ongoing audit exercise by the National Department of…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 1,266 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,673,257. This increase represents a 6.7% positivity rate. Due to the ongoing audit exercise by the National Department of Health…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 2,320 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,671,991. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng Province (37%), followed by Western Cape (20%). KwaZulu-Natal accounted…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 2,111 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,669,671. This increase represents an 8.4% positivity rate. Due to the ongoing audit exercise by the National Department of…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 3,118 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,665,149. This increase represents an 8.7% positivity rate. Due to the ongoing audit exercise by the National Department of Health…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 2,334 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,662,032. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (39%), followed by Kwa-Zulu Natal and Western Cape, each…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 1,151 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3 659 698. This increase represents a 7.4% positivity rate. Due to the ongoing audit exercise by the National…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The BA.2 virus, a subvariant of Omicron, may cause more severe disease and appears capable of thwarting some of the key weapons we currently have against Covid-19. There is mixed evidence concerning research into Omicron’s distant cousin, but a Japanese study shows it could be as severe…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 2,267 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,657,091. This increase represents a 7.5% positivity rate. Due to the ongoing audit exercise by the National Department of Health…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 2,800 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,654,824. This increase represents an 8.4% positivity rate. Due to the ongoing audit exercise by the National Department of…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 3,056 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,652,024. This increase represents an 8.8% positivity rate. Due to the ongoing audit exercise by the National Department of…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), 3,699 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,648,968. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (36%), followed by Western Cape (17%). Kwa-Zulu Natal accounted for…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 2,364 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,645,269. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (42%), followed by Western Cape (16%). Kwa-Zulu Natal accounted for…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 1,094 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,642,925. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (44%), followed by Western Cape (16%). Kwa-Zulu Natal accounted…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 1 649 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3 640 162. This increase represents an 8.1% positivity rate. Due to the ongoing audit exercise by the National…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 2,489 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,637,673. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (38%), followed by Western Cape (17%). Kwa-Zulu Natal accounted for…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 2 862 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3 637 673. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (38%), followed by Western Cape (16%).KwaZulu…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 3,628 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,631,642. This increase represents a 9.2% positivity rate. Due to the ongoing audit exercise by the National Department of Health…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 2,824 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,628,014. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (35%), followed by Kwa-Zulu Natal (16%). Western Cape accounted for…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. South Africa has recorded 1,228 new COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours, with 8 related deaths. The positivity rate stands at 7.6% percent. Gauteng is leading in terms of new infections with 498 cases while Mpumalanga is second with over 160 cases. South Africa has fully…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 1,752 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,623,962. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (34%), followed by Kwa-Zulu Natal (17%). Western Cape accounted for…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 3,357 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,622,210. This increase represents an 8.9% positivity rate. Due to the ongoing audit exercise by the National Department of…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 2,782 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,618,853. This increase represents an 8.9% positivity rate. Due to the ongoing audit exercise by the National Department of…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 3,266 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,616,075. This increase represents a 10.6% positivity rate. Due to the ongoing audit exercise by the National Department of Health…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 4,502 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,612,809. This increase represents an 11.3% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (33%), followed by…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 3,085 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,608,307. This increase represents an 8.8% positivity rate. Due to the ongoing audit exercise by the National Department of Health…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @GettyImages. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 2,226 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,603,856. This increase represents a 9.5% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (34%), followed…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 3,342 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,601,630. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (31%), followed by Western Cape (15%). Limpopo accounted for…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 3,789 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3 598,288. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (32%), followed by Western Cape (14%). Kwa-Zulu Natal, Limpopo…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 4,514 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,590,399. The number of active Covid-19 cases in South Africa now stands at 66,410. This increase represents a 10.6% positivity…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The Department of Health has refuted claims by the Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) that vaccines may cause a small change to the women’s menstrual cycle length, citing a "new study" published in the Obstetrics and Gynaecology medical journal. The CGE said: "When scientists establish a connection…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 1,332 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,582,691. This increase represents a 7.8% positivity rate. Due to the ongoing audit exercise by the National Department of…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 1 931 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3 581 359. This increase represents an 8.6% positivity rate. The 7-day moving average daily number of cases has…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 3 049 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3 579 428. This increase represents a 9.2% positivity rate. Due to the ongoing audit exercise by the National…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 3,520 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3.576 379. This increase represents a 10.0% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng Province (25%), followed…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 3 962 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3 572 860. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng Province (23%), followed by Western Cape…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 4 322 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3 568 900. This increase represents a 10.6% positivity rate. Due to the ongoing audit exercise by the National…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. @Istock. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 3 658 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3 564 578. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng Province and KwaZulu-Natal (22% each),…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 1 691 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3 560 921. This increase represents a 9.3% positivity rate. The proportion of positive new cases/total new tested today…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 2,597 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,559,230. The majority of new cases today are from Western Cape (28%), followed by Gauteng (23%). Kwa-Zulu Natal accounted…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 4,592 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,556,633. This increase represents a 12.5% % positivity rate. The proportion of positive new cases/total new tested today is 12.5%…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 5,244 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,552,043. This increase represents a 13% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from Western Cape (26%),…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 5,920 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,546,808. This increase represents a 14.3% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from Western Cape (25%),…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 6,762 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3, 540,891. This increase represents a 15.5% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from Western Cape (28%),…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 5,668 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3, 534,131. The majority of new cases today are from Kwa-Zulu Natal (25%), followed by Gauteng (23%). Western Cape accounted…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 2,409 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3, 528, 463. This increase represents a 14% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (34%),…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 4,482 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,526,054. South Africa currently has 146,649 active cases, while a further 82 Covid-19-related deaths were reported. This brings the…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 7,759 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,521,572. This increase represents a 19.0% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from Western Cape (26%), followed…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 9,260 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,513,813. This increase represents a 20.2% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from Western Cape (26%),…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 9,860 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,504,554. This increase represents a 21.0% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from Western Cape (27%),…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 11 106 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3 494 696. This increase represents a 22.2% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 8 078 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3 483 590. This increase represents a 20.1% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from KwaZulu-Natal…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 3 232 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3 475 512. This increase represents an 18.6% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 4 379 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3 472 436. This increase represents a 23.1% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The Department of Health reports 9,818 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,468,079. The Department said a further 53 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 91,198 to date. Meanwhile a…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 11,754 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,458,286. This increase represents a 27.2% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from Western Cape (26%), followed…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 12 979 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3 446 532. This increase represents a 28.1% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from KwaZulu-Natal…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 9 020 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3 433 554. This increase represents a 26% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from KwaZulu-Natal…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 3 782 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3 417 318. This increase represents a 22% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 5,604 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,413,540. This increase represents a 27.2% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from Western Cape (28%), followed…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 14,828 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,407,937. This increase represents a 25.7% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from Western Cape (25%), followed…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 18,847 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,393,109. This increase represents a 29.4% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from KwaZulu-Natal (26%), followed by…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 21,157 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,374,262. This increase represents a 29.1% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from KwaZulu-Natal (25%), followed by…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 21,099 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,353,106. This increase represents a 30.6% positivity rate. This increase represents a 30.6% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 15,424 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,332,008. This increase represents a 27.6% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from KwaZulu-Natal (26%), followed…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports a total of 8,515 new positive cases of Covid-19, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3.316,585. This increase represents a 29.9% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from KwaZulu-Natal (29%), followed by Gauteng (22%).…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 15,465 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,308,074. This increase represents a 30.7% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from KwaZulu-Natal (27%), followed by…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 16,080 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,292,609. This increase represents a 28.8% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from KwaZulu-Natal (26%), followed by…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 24,785 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,255,816. This increase represents a 30.9% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (27%), followed…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 26,976 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,231,031. This increase represents a 32.2% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (30%), followed by…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 23,884 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,204,642. This increase represents a 34.9% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (36%), followed by…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 13,992 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,180,785. This increase represents a 31.0% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (48%), followed by…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports a total of 3.130 504 million positive cases of Covid-19, with 18,035 new cases identified in the past 24 hours. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (42%), followed by KwaZulu-Natal (16%). Western Cape accounted for 13%; Eastern…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 17 154 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3 129 622. This increase represents a 16.4% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Department of Health says the cumulative number of Covid-19 cases identified in South Africa is 3 112 469 with 19 018 new cases reported. The department said a further 20 deaths have been reported bringing the total to 90 080 deaths. The cumulative number of recoveries now…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), 22 391 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3 093 452. This increase represents a 29.8% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 19 842 new coronavirus infections and 36 Covid-19 related deaths on Wednesday. "This increase represents a 26.8% positivity rate." Gauteng accounted for 59% of new cases, followed by KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape, each accounting for 10% of new cases.Mpumalanga…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 13,147 new cases,which brings the total number of confirmed cases to 3,051,222. This represents a 24.9% positivity rate and total of 52,890 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs. NICD said a further 27 related deaths have been reported,…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 6 381 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24-hours, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed infections to 3 038 075. This increase represents a 26.4% positivity rate. "The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (70%), followed…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 11,125 new cases, which represents a 23.8% positivity rate and only one related death has been reported, bringing total fatalities to 89,966 to date. Gauteng recorded 7,929 cases followed by the Western Cape with 807. The positivity rate stands…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 16,366 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,020,569. This increase represents a 23.8% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (71%). Western…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Department of Health has declared 3 -10 December 2021 "Vooma Week" in a big push for vaccinations ahead of the festive break. In a statement, the Department said during this period, all provinces would increase the number of vaccination sites, especially in travel hubs, shopping…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 11,535 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2,988,148. This increase represents a 22.4% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (72%), followed by…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 8,561 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2,976,613. This increase represents a 16.5% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (72%), followed by…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 4,373 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2,968,052. This increase represents a 10.2% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (72%), followed by…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 3,220 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2,958,548. This increase represents a 9.2% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (82%), followed by…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 2,465 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2,952,500. This increase represents a 6.5% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (79%), followed by…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 1,275 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2,950,035. This increase represents a 3.6% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (80%), followed…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 868 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2,948,760. This increase represents a 2.1% positivity rate. NICD said that there were 605 new cases in Gauteng in…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. Health minister Joe Phaahla says that the country is seeing a rise in Covid-19 infections, but that health officials will not move to introduce stricter lockdown restrictions at the moment. Phaahla told eNCA that current forecasts show a fourth Covid-19 wave is likely to hit South Africa…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 687 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2,929,862. This increase represents a 3.4% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (79%), followed…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 887 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2 929 175. This increase represents a 2.8% positivity rate. NICD said a further 10 COVID-19 related deaths have…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 789 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2,928,288. This increase represents a 2.8% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (509), followed by…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 566 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2 926 914. This increase represents a 1.6% positivity rate. NICD said a further 11 COVID-19 related deaths have been…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 306 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2,925,677. This increase represents a 1.1% positivity rate. NICD said a further 7 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 305 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2,924,622. This increase represents a 0.9% positivity rate. NICD said a further 48 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. South Africa has recorded a total of 89,319 Covid-19 related deaths, with 24 new deaths reported in the past 24 hours. NICD reports 358 new Covid-19 cases have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2 923 751. This increase…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 339 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2 923 393. This increase represents a 1.1% positivity rate. The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng…
By Lehlohonolo Lehana. The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD),reports 344 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2 922 735. This increase represents a 1.3% positivity rate. NICD said a further 23 COVID-19 related deaths have been…
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