Almost 5,000 new Covid-19 infections and over 100 hospitalised in the past 24 hours
The majority of the new Covid-19 infections — 44% — were in Gauteng, followed by KwaZulu-Natal with 27%. The Western Cape accounted for 12%, the Eastern Cape 6%, the Free State 4%, North West 3%, Mpumalanga 2%, and Limpopo and the Northern Cape each accounted for 1%,
With infections on the rise, the number of those being hospitalised due to the virus has also been increasing.
The NICD said 121 Covid-19 related hospitalisations were reported since Thursday.
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