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On Saturday the 22nd of January 2022 , there were 33 117 Covid-19 tests that were conducted across South Africa , to bring the total number of tests since 2020 to 22 001 679 . Of the tests that were conducted on the day leading to Saturday , there were 3049 positive cases that were identified . This represented a positivity rate of 9.2% .
Still with the Covid-19 cases in South Africa , Statistics that were shared by the National Institute for Communicable Diseases revealed that there were 79 652 active Covid-19 cases in the country . This is enough to show why there is a need to continue adhering to Covid-19 protocols . The screening of people before they gain entry into spaces is one of the important measures that need to be a part of everyday practises . Even if we my know each other screening still needs to be done as it helps detect possible cases of the pandemic . People who present symptoms such as high temperature ,dry cough or shortness of breath can be further referred for testing . The above shows how screening helps identify future threats .
Wearing of masks remains relevant as well everywhere . Masks as advised by the health sector need to be worn all the time . Washing hands on a regular basis with soap ,or using sanitisers must remain an everyday habit . There were 13 people who reportedly lost their lives as of Saturday the 22nd of January 2022 .A total of 90 063 people have died since the outbreak of Covid-19 since 2020. How are you helping curb the spread of the pandemic ?
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