687 new Covid-19 cases detected as infections rise in Gauteng
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.
Here we go again? 👀— Ridhwaan Suliman (@rid1tweets) November 21, 2021
Number of confirmed #COVID19 cases in Gauteng still relatively low, but a noticeable increase: 7-day rolling avg tripling over the past week 📈
Hoping this is just a minor uptick and increase is not sustained 🤲#Rid1TweetsOnCovid #Covid19inSA pic.twitter.com/12nCqLFY5U
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%.
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