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.




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