You are using an older browser version. Please use a supported version for the best MSN experience.

Daily new Covid-19 cases in South Africa continue to drop

CapeTalk logo CapeTalk 2021-10-05
© Provided by CapeTalk

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) has reported a substantial drop in cases of Covid-19 reported.

Premier of the Western Cape Alan Winde reported that the province has administered 32 396 vaccines, bringing the total number of administered vaccines to 2 975 222 date.

The NICD reports a total of 16,514 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 429 new cases, which represents a 2.6% positivity rate. A further 39 Covid-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 87,819 to date.

The majority of new cases today are from Western Cape (22%), followed by KwaZulu-Natal (21%)

Gauteng Province accounted for 19%; Free State accounted for 10%; Eastern Cape accounted for 9%; North West accounted for 8%; Northern Cape accounted for 7%; Mpumalanga accounted for 3%; and Limpopo accounted for 2% of today’s new cas

background pattern © Provided by 702

More from CapeTalk

image beaconimage beaconimage beacon