South Africa’s Covid-19 test positivity rate rises to over 31 %, Prof Ramneek Ahluwalia on the spike
South Africa’s Covid-19 test positivity rate has risen to over 31 per cent.
Eight-thousand-524 new infections were reported in the latest 24-hour reporting cycle. Eleven new deaths have also been reported, with five of them occuring during the latest reporting cycle. That takes the death toll to 100-thousand-516. Higher Education and Training HIV and AIDS Programme, Higher health is urging students and staff who are now returning to campuses, residences, offices and other indoor congregation settings across the postschool education sector to be cautious. This follows an increase in Covid-19 cases in the country. The spike is associated with the current predominant COVID Omicron subvariants. The symptoms include sneezing, nasal congestion, sore throat, cough and fatigue.
For more on this Professor Ramneek Ahluwalia now joins us to weigh in on the increasing cases of covid-19 looking at higher education institutions.
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