This was because South Africa recorded 2 465 more positive Covid-19 infections on Thursday evening .There was a positivity rate of 6.5 % as well .
These figures were made possible by the National Institute for Communicable diseases .These increases came at a time when South Africa had been informed that a new Covid-19 variant had been detected in South Africa . A few cases , according to the department of health have since been detected in Gauteng .
Moving on to the people who have died as a result of the pandemic , it was reported that there had been 114 new Covid-19 related deaths . The figures that were provided mean that there are 89 771 people who have not managed to survive the pandemic since 2020.
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