Over the past week, the country has averaged around 2,000 positive COVID-19 cases per day.
That figure has decreased by 40% percent week-on-week.
There have been fewer than 1,000 #COVID19 infections recorded in South Africa in the last 24-hours, and several provinces have fewer than 100 new cases. Stay tuned to the #SouthAfricanMorning on #DStv403 for more. pic.twitter.com/tCMBGmgaF9
— eNCA (@eNCA) September 27, 2021
The number of positive tests nationally has also declined to 6.8 percent on average.
According to Ridhwaan Suliman of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa is no longer in the third wave.
South Africa recorded 967 new COVID-19 infections over the past 24 hours.
In other news – ANC opts for young candidates to win municipal elections
A quarter of ANC candidates for the municipal election are young people, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Sunday. With our youngest candidates being just 20 years of age.
they will bring greater energy and innovation to local government, and a far deeper understanding of the needs of young people,” said Ramaphosa at the party’s preview of its candidates in Parktown North, Johannesburg. Learn more