NICD reports a drop in COVID-19 positivity rate


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The National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) has reported a decrease in the positivity rate of COVID-19 tests conducted in the last 24 hours. The latest figures show a 8.6% positivity rate, down 0.6 percentage points from the previously reported number.

1931 people tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of positive cases to 3 581 359 in the past two years.

Due to the ongoing audit exercise by the National Department of Health, there may be a backlog of COVID-19 mortality cases reported. Today, the Department reports 114 deaths and of these, 17 occurred in the past 24 – 48 hours. This brings the total fatalities to 94 177 to date.

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