There have been 17,154 new COVID-19 cases that have been reported in South Africa in the last 24 hours.
Gauteng still leads the surge with over 8,000 cases.
It is followed by KZN with over 2,500 and the Western Cape with over 1,500.
The positivity rate now stands at 16.4-percent.
36 more people have died, taking the death toll to 90,116.
#COVID19 UPDATE: A total of 104,831 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 17,154 new cases, representing a 16.4% positivity rate. A further 36 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 90,116 to date. See more here: https://t.co/xRDjCZU7Os pic.twitter.com/u0JqcCcHB0
— NICD (@nicd_sa) December 11, 2021
In other news – Every person should get vaccinated as soon as possible – Premier Alan Winde
With the fourth wave imminent and the growth of cases being experienced in almost every community of our province, every person should get vaccinated as soon as possible. This is the call from Premier Alan Winde on Thursday.
He, again, reiterated the importance of getting vaccinated, stating that the Covid-19 vaccine is doing what it is meant to, preventing severe illness that may lead to death. Learn more