The Health Department said 475 new COVID-19 cases have been recorded in the past 24 hours. An additional 47 coronavirus-related deaths were reported.
The majority of new cases reported on Friday were from Gauteng with 163, followed by the Western Cape with 64.
Just over 30,845 tests were conducted in the past day, with a 1,7 percent positivity rate.
#COVID19 UPDATE: A total of 28,121 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 475 new cases, which represents a 1.7% positivity rate. A further 47 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 89,151 to date. See more here: https://t.co/CALFM1yeLt pic.twitter.com/QZxn92l7dw
— NICD (@nicd_sa) October 29, 2021
In other news – Regina King’s handprints immortalised outside TCL Chinese Theatre
Regina King has cemented her place in Hollywood history by leaving her hand and footprints outside the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles.
The 50-year-old actress has been trying to “play it cool” when it came to receiving the honour but admitted she was gripped with “butterflies” of excitement before the ceremony took place on Thursday (28.10.21). Learn more