SA Records 5,920 New COVID-19 Infections

South Africa has recorded another 5,920 new COVID-19 infections. 

This pushes the country’s known caseload since the start of the pandemic to more than 3,546,800. 

This increase represents a 14.3% positivity rate.

The Health Department has also reported 159 deaths and of these, 51 occurred in the past 24 – 48 hours. 

This brings the total fatalities to 92,989 to date.

On a positive note, so far 3,346,936 people have recovered.

On the vaccination front, about 28.6 million jabs of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered so far. 

The NICD says there has also been an increase of 293 hospital admissions in the past 24 hours.

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