VAAL TRIANGLE - The Sedibeng district is the only district in Gauteng that has not reported any COVID-19 related deaths. The provincial health department yesterday said a total of 4,231 people have been diagnosed with Covid-19 in Gauteng, with 219 people receiving treatment in hospitals. Spokesperson for the department, Kwara Kekana, said the province had also seen 2,154 Covid-19 recoveries. The fatality rate remains at 33 cases. The Sedibeng district, which includes Emfuleni, Midvaal and Lesedi, has a total of 98 positive COVID-19 cases, which is an increase of 1 case, while the district has seen 28 recoveries and zero deaths. The Emfuleni area has 60 cases of which 19 have recovered, Midvaal has 17 cases of which 3 have recovered and Lesedi has 8 cases of which 6 have recovered. Johannesburg is still the epicentre of the virus in the province with 1,956 cases and 15 deaths. Kekana said 13,738 people were traced after coming into contact with those with the virus, however, most of them had since been cleared.
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