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Covid-19: Cases increase by 201 and deaths by 29

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Covid-19: Cases increase by 201 and deaths by 29

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12th October 2021

By: News24Wire

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South Africa recorded 201 new confirmed cases of Covid-19 on Monday and 29 deaths, bringing the confirmed death toll to 88 346.

According to a statement by the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), as of Monday, the country recorded 2 912 346 laboratory-confirmed cases.

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"The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD)… reports that 201 new Covid-19 cases have been identified in South Africa, representing a 3.3% positivity rate," the NICD said.

Gauteng has recorded 917 803 cumulative cases, KwaZulu-Natal 513 746 and the Western Cape 511 836.

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"The majority of new cases today (Monday) are from KwaZulu-Natal (28%), followed by Gauteng province (22%). Western Cape accounted for 16%; Eastern Cape accounted for 14%; Northern Cape accounted for 5%; Mpumalanga accounted for 4%; Free State and North West each accounted for 3%, respectively; and Limpopo accounted for 2% of today's new cases," said NICD spokesperson Sinenhlanhla Jimoh.

KwaZulu-Natal recorded 57 new cases on Monday, Gauteng 44 and the Western Cape 33.

There were 52 new hospital admissions in the last 24-hour reporting cycle. In total, 5 381 people were in public and private hospitals for Covid-19.

As of Monday, South Africa conducted 17 988 526 tests, of which 6 168 were carried out in the last 24-hour cycle.

The recovery rate is 95.9%, which translates to 2 791 794 recoveries.

According to the Department of Health, 19 242 116 vaccine doses have been administered. Of those, 189 528 were administered in the last 24-hour cycle. To date, 10 059 118 people are fully vaccinated.

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