Health workers wearing PPE prepare to test a woman for COVID-19. AFP/Emmanuel Croset
JOHANNESBURG - The latest COVID-19 figures are in and sadly another 384 people have succumbed to the virus.
This brings the death toll to 76,631 to date.
The country has reported 13,921 new infections.
The Western Cape is still recording the highest number of new cases, with more than 3,900 people testing positive.
It's followed by KZN, with over 3,300 new infections
Gauteng has recorded more than 2,000 new infections in the past 24 hours.
#COVID19 UPDATE: A total of 60,538 tests were conducted in the last 24 hrs, with 13,921 new cases, which represents an 23% positivity rate. A further 384 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 76,631 to date. Read more: https://t.co/XHW4auYlyN pic.twitter.com/3jMz42nK1h— NICD (@nicd_sa) August 13, 2021