The JSE was weaker on Thursday, tracking global markets as worries over the rise in Covid-19 cases curbed risk appetite.

Growing concerns about the pandemic weighed on market sentiment as global cases surpassed 17-million amid a surge in new cases in the US as well as parts of China, Japan and Brazil.

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