×

We've got news for you.

Register on HeraldLIVE at no cost to receive newsletters, read exclusive articles & more.
Register now

877 new Covid-19 cases in SA with most identified in Gauteng

A snapshot of Covid-19 in SA on April 18 2022.
A snapshot of Covid-19 in SA on April 18 2022.
Image: NICD

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) said on Monday there had been 877 new Covid-19 cases identified in SA with most of them in Gauteng followed by KwaZulu-Natal.

An additional 34 deaths were recorded — three in the past 24 to 48 hours — bringing the total to 100,181.

" Most of new cases today [Monday] are from Gauteng (50%), followed by KwaZulu-Natal (24%). The Western Cape accounted for 15% and the Eastern Cape and Free State accounted for 3% each. Mpumalanga accounted for 2% and Limpopo, the Northern Cape and the North West accounted for 1% each.

There was an increase of four hospital admissions in the past 24 hours.

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.