As SA began the first phase of its Covid-19 vaccination programme, effectively being authorities would maintain additionally been buoyed by another day where new infections and the positivity rate remained low.
Health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize confirmed on Wednesday evening that 2,320 new cases were recorded in 24 hours. These were from 35,413 tests, at a positivity rate of 6.55% — all as soon as more effectively below the 10%-12% differ that Mkhize has beforehand cited as being of express.
The new infections rob the country’s cumulative tally of Covid-19 cases to 1,496,439. To this point, 8,772,743 tests were conducted.