Information at hand that was released by the National Institute for Communicable Diseases showed a significant decrease in regard to the new Covid-19 cases .There was a decrease in terms of new daily infections from 2 597 that was recorded 24 hours earlier, to 1 681 new cases. This took the cumulative number of positively identified cases to date to 3 569 921 .
The Covid-19 update that was provided showed that there were a total of 18 171 tests were conducted in the previous 24 hours. The positivity rate for the day also decreased to only 9.3% positivity rate.
COVID-19 RELATED FATALITIES
The pandemic also continues to to responsible for some fatalities hitting South Africa .In the previous 24 to 48 hours, it was confirmed that there had been 25 people who had died from the pandemic. This took the cumulative total to 93 451 to date.
It is not a secret that people are getting infected with Covid-19 on a daily basis .It is also clear that people are also dying on a regular basis from the pandemic. It is great however to note that there are ways to limit being infected with Covid-19. These include sanitizing hands or surfaces , the wearing of masks and avoiding crowded spaces.
COVID-19 AT PROVINCIAL LEVEL
It has been all about Western Cape recording the highest number of daily Covid-19 cases for a number of days. However Gauteng Province was the province that recorded the highest number of new daily infections on Monday.
This was after the province recorded a highest number of new Covid-19 cases. There were 456 new Covid-19 cases for Gauteng , which was the highest in the country .Western Cape province on the other hand had a total of 316 new cases on Manday , which was the second highest .
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