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SA records new Covid-19 cases

CAPE TOWN - South Africa recorded 453 new Covid-19 cases and 50 passings on Tuesday, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) said.

"Today the establishment reports 453 new Covid-19 cases that have been recognized in South Africa, which brings the all-out number of research center affirmed cases to 2 917 255. This expansion addresses a 1.6% energy rate.

"According to the National Department of Health, a further 50 Covid-19 related passings have been accounted for, carrying absolute fatalities to 88 674 to date.

"A sum of 18 217 612 tests have been led in both public and private areas," the NICD said.


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It said most of the cases, for Tuesday, were accounted for in KwaZulu-Natal with 23% of cases followed by Gauteng at 21% - while the Western Cape represented 19% of cases. Free State represented 10% of cases, Mpumalanga for 9%, the Northern Cape represented 7% - while North West represented 6%, Eastern Cape for 5%, and Limpopo 1%.

The NICD said the all outnumber of Covid-19 cases on Tuesday is 1.6%, which is higher than that recorded on Monday (1.4%).

In the beyond 24 hours, the NICD likewise detailed that there had been 56 new emergency clinic confirmations.

As indicated by the Health Department's antibody dashboard, as of 5 pm on Tuesday, an aggregate of 185 440 immunizations was controlled.

Gauteng has regulated the most antibodies as of now, as the dashboard records an aggregate of 51 191 immunizations controlled in the territory, with the Western Cape following with 28 611 antibodies directed, and Limpopo with 23 751 immunizations managed.

KwaZulu-Natal regulated 20 494, Eastern Cape 18 756, Free State 13 474, North West 12 064, and Mpumalanga 11 969.


The least number of antibodies regulated was recorded in the Northern Cape, with just 5 130.

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