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COVID-19 UPDATE : 8 people dead in the last 24 hours

There was a decrease in the number of fatalities in the last 24 hours in South Africa in regard to Covid-19 related illnesses . This was because the number of deaths decreased from 12 that was recorded on Friday , to 8 on Saturday evening . The latest figure took the total number of people who have died as a result of the pandemic to 89 791 .

Moving on to the number of positive Covid-19 infections , there were 3220 . This figure is the highest that has been recorded in a long time . A 9.2 percent positivity rate was realised on Saturday . The number of positively identified cases spiked from below 3000 on Friday , to above the 3000. Gauteng province continued to record the highest number of positive infections in the country .This was after it recorded a total of 2500 from the 3200 that was recorded for the whole country .


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