COVID-19 in SA: 520 new cases, 81 more deaths
520 new COVID-19 cases have been identified in the country. A further 81 people have died of coronavirus-related complications.
The majority of the new cases are from KwaZulu-Natal with 100, followed by Western Cape with 89 new cases.
Gauteng recorded 74 new infections, while the Northern Cape reported 71. Close to 32,000 tests were conducted in the past 24 hours with a 1.6-percent positivity rate.
#COVID19 UPDATE: A total of 31,913 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 520 new cases, which represents a 1.6% positivity rate. A further 81 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 88,835 to date. See more here: https://t.co/BYIO06zl0U pic.twitter.com/Arf2zaY6ix
— NICD (@nicd_sa) October 21, 2021
In other news – Somizi is back on TV after months of being muted
For too long Somizi Mhlongo has been muted by major big brands. This follows claims of abuse levelled against him by his estranged husband Mohale Motaung. But Somizi is getting his groove back – and he’s buzzing!
The media personality has, according to well-placed sources, joined popular TV channel Moja Love as one of its talents and he has already begun filming. Learn more