South Africa has recorded 4 227 new COVID-19 cases, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3 935 761.
This increase represents a 15.7% positivity rate.
According to the NICD, “Due to the ongoing audit exercise by the National Department of Health, there may be a backlog of COVID-19 mortality cases reported. Today, the NDoH reports 50 deaths, and of these, 14 occurred in the past 24-48 hours. This brings the total fatalities to 101 002 to date.
Source: SABC News