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Three provinces account for half of new #Covid19 cases

───   07:20 Mon, 11 Oct 2021

Three provinces account for half of new #Covid19 cases | News Article
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Three of South Africa’s provinces continue to account for half of the new Covid-19 cases reported across the country.

These are KwaZulu-Natal (18%), Gauteng (17%), and the Western Cape at (17%) when combined, confirmed more than 50% of the new infections reported on Sunday. 

Statistics released by the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) have shown that the country has recorded 648 new Covid-19 cases.

This represents a 2.9% positivity rate. 

There was a sharp decrease in the number of new related deaths, with 25 fatalities reported, bringing the cumulative number of Covid-19 fatalities to 88 317.


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