687 new Covid-19 cases detected as infections rise in Gauteng

This increase represents a 3.4% positivity rate.
This increase represents a 3.4% positivity rate.
Image: 123RF/iamzews

Another 687 new Covid-19 cases have been identified in SA, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases reported on Sunday evening.

This increase represents a 3.4% positivity rate.

Two deaths related to the coronavirus were recorded by the health department, bringing total fatalities to 89,574.

The total number of laboratory-confirmed cases totals 2,929,862.

Most new cases in the 24-hour cycle are from Gauteng (79%), followed by North West and KwaZulu-Natal each accounting for 5%. Mpumalanga and Western Cape each accounted for 3%, Northern Cape accounted for 2%, and Eastern Cape, Free State and Limpopo each accounted for 1%.

TimesLIVE



subscribe

Would you like to comment on this article or view other readers' comments? Register (it’s quick and free) or sign in now.

Speech Bubbles

Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.