SA records 877 new COVID-19 cases and 3 deaths.
South Africa has recorded 877 new COVID-19 infections in the last 24 hours.
Gauteng is leading in terms of new infections with 441 cases.
KwaZulu-Natal is second with over 209 cases. The positivity rate stands at 9.6% percent.
3 people have died, taking the death toll to 100,181.
#COVID19 UPDATE: 9,149 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 877 new cases, which represents a 9.6% positivity rate. Today @HealthZA reports 34 deaths; of which 3 occurred in the past 24–48 hrs. Total fatalities are 100,181 to date: Read more here https://t.co/iO9Kdty3Ik pic.twitter.com/7dZCymoEZD
— NICD (@nicd_sa) April 18, 2022
Source – eNCA
In other news – Update: Pic of police officer who died in KZN flood operation with her dog
She was conducting a search at about 11.30am in the Msunduzi river for three victims that had drowned earlier in the week, when she got into difficulty and drowned, police said in a statement.
A policewoman, as well as a police dog who had tried to save her, died on Sunday during a flood search and rescue operation. Sgt Busisiswe Mjwara, 42, was a police diver in the Pietermaritzburg search and…Learn More.