COVID-19 latest: SA reports 8 791 new reported cases, 178 deaths

The NICD has said on Sunday a further 178 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 72 191 to date.

COVID-19 latest: SA reports 8 791 new reported cases, 178 deaths

South Africa recorded 8 791 new cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hours, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) has said on Sunday. 

A TOTAL OF 178 DEATHS HAVE BEEN RECORDED

This brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2,456 184. 

This increase of 8 791 new COVID-19 cases represents a 23.0 % positivity rate. 

A further 178 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 72 191 to date.

“The cumulative number of recoveries is 2,230 871.” 

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An increase of 204 hospital admissions has been reported in the past 24 hours.

The Western Cape province is now in the lead with the majority of new cases: 2 333 (27%), followed by Gauteng with 2 040 new cases (23%) and KwaZulu-Natal with 1 796 new cases (20%) provinces. 

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14, 901 093 tests have been conducted in both public and private sectors.

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As infection rates continue to tumble in South Africa, the peak of the third wave now seems comfortably behind us.

All key COVID-19 indicators continued to trend downwards.

However, some experts are already focusing attention on a possible fourth wave, despite surging vaccine figures.

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Fried butternut – Some sweetness for Nelson Mandela

Add some vibrant colour and rich notes of cinnamon to your next homecooked meal with this fried butternut recipe.

Fried butternut – Some sweetness for Nelson Mandela

Add some sweetness to mealtimes with this fried butternut recipe. The simplicity of this flavour-packed recipe is almost mind-boggling. The rich notes of cinnamon combined with the sweetness of syrup make this fried butternut recipe incredibly delicious.

It is well-known that Nelson Mandela did not like sweet treats or any sugar-coated food. However, funnily enough, he was very fond of this fried butternut recipe which contains a generous quantity of golden syrup. Tata used to comment how much he enjoyed the fragrance of the cinnamon.

This fried butternut recipe is perfect to create some contrast of sweetness on a balanced homecooked meal. The vibrant yellow-orange colour of butternut also brightens up any plate of food. If you want to use a healthier option than golden syrup, you can also use honey for an equally delicious result.

Wondering which veggie to cook with your next meal? Try this appetising butternut recipe. You will be surprised how much character cinnamon adds to your cooking.

Fried butternut recipe

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Recipe by Xoliswa Ndoyiya Course: SidesCuisine: GlobalDifficulty: Easy
Servings

servings
Prep time

15

minutes
Cooking time

30

minutes
Total time

45

minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 kg butternut, peeled, seeded and cubed

  • 45 ml sunflower oil

  • 30 ml butter

  • 45 ml golden syrup

  • 5 ml ground cinnamon

Method

  • Cook the butternut in boiling water until it is cooked but still firm.
  • Drain the water.
  • Heat oil and butter in a pan and fry the butternut until golden for about 5 minutes.
  • Add syrup, sprinkle cinnamon and toss well.
  • Serve hot.

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