The National Institute for Communicable Diseases reported 1,332 new COVID-19 infections in the past 24 hours.
Gauteng had the majority of new cases reported with 460. The Western Cape reported 232 new cases, followed by 213 in KwaZulu-Natal.
Fourteen more people have succumbed to the virus, taking the COVID-19 death toll in South Africa to 94,265.
#COVID19 UPDATE: 17,187 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 1,332 new cases representing a 7.8% positivity rate. Today, @HealthZA reports 88 deaths, of which 14 occurred in the past 24–48 hours. The total fatalities are 94,265 to date. More here: https://t.co/36qCOGpWoz pic.twitter.com/zfXV31XXav
— NICD (@nicd_sa) January 24, 2022
In other news – Actor Nkanyiso Mchunu (Nkululeko Bhengu) exits Imbewu: The Seed
Nkanyiso Mchunu has left e.tv’s soapie, Imbewu: The Seed.
The veteran actor who plays the role of Nkululeko Bhengu confirmed to have stopped filming. Learn more