South Africa has recorded 967 new COVID-19 infections.
The daily number of COVID-19 infections is declining.
Most new cases were recorded in KwaZulu Natal, followed by the Eastern Cape.
51 more people have died from the virus, bringing the total number of deaths to 87,052.
The average number of new cases over the last seven days continues to drop.
56 more patients have been admitted to hospitals.
Active cases in South Africa have dropped below the 50,000 mark.
#COVID19 UPDATE: A total of 19,160 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 967 new cases, which represents a 5.0% positivity rate. A further 51 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 87,052 to date. See more here: https://t.co/JME4ENy14w pic.twitter.com/XvNu7vtPhr
— NICD (@nicd_sa) September 26, 2021
In other news – Gospel star Winnie Mashaba ditches her husband of 16 years
Gospel musician and TV presenter Winnie Mashaba has separated from her husband of 16 years. The O Mohau Messiah hitmaker has also allegedly dropped Makgogo Makgopa from her management team and is now being managed by Tswako Music and Projects, which is owned by Makgopa’s nephew Khaitjadi.
The Amahubo Gospel series presenter declined to comment on the separation this week, saying she did not want to discuss her private life out of respect for her in-laws and “any possible future in-laws”. Learn More