4,074 new cases and 9 deaths reported in SA

South Africa has recorded 4,074 new cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) reported Saturday.

This brings the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 3,952,193.

This increase represents a 14.2% positivity rate.

There have also been nine new Covid-related deaths recorded in South Africa.

Most of the new cases on Saturday come from Gauteng (1,365 cases) followed by Western Cape (997). KwaZulu-Natal accounted for 484 cases; The Eastern Cape counted 441; followed by Free State (265), North West (172), Northern Cape (140); Mpumalanga (139) and Limpopo (71).

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