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Here is the number of active Covid-19 cases in South Africa as of Sunday the 16th of January 2022

South Africa first experienced its Covid-19 case in 2020 . The numbers grew by the day much to the concerns of the government . To date , South Africa now has 94862 active Covid-19 cases . There has been a cumulative 3 371 004 people who have managed to recover from the pandemic . South Africa has gone through a lot of initiatives to try and curb the spread of the pandemic .

However , to date , despite the measures such as lockdown and many adjustments , a cumulative 3 559 230 people have tested positive for Covid-19 to date . On Sunday the 16th of January , South Africa recorded a total of 2597 new Covid-19 daily positive cases .This was after a total of 24 399 Covid-19 tests were conducted across the country . This gave South Africa a positivity rate of 10.6% on Sunday .

Moving on to the deaths that have resulted from Covid-19 related sicknesses since 2020 , South Africa has lost tens of thousands of its people to the pandemic . There are 93 364 fatalities that have been recorded to date in South Africa according to the information from the National Institute for Communicable Diseases .There were 25 people who were added to that list on Sunday the 16th of January 2022 .More than two years have passed by since the pandemic hit South Africa . A lot has happened , but people need to remain focused . Adherence to the Covid-19 regulations remains key to ensuring that the spread of the pandemic is curbed . These include wearing of masks all the times , keeping work areas , homes or schools sanitised regularly and ensuring that spaces are not crowded .People have different views regarding getting vaccinated , but seeking medical advice regarding vaccination is helpful in order to have clarity on its relevance .


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