File: An undertaker wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) applies a sticker on a casket. AFP/Marco Longari
JOHANNESBURG - South Africa has recorded 16,302 new COVID-19 cases in the country.
The daily death toll has slightly gone down, with 151 deaths.
Gauteng remains the province with the highest number of cases, with 8,543 people testing positive for the coronavirus in the last day.
The Western Cape recorded 1,945 infections.
KwaZulu-Natal is on just over 1,500 cases.
Mpumalanga and Limpopo are sitting around 1,100 infections and North West is on 957 new cases.
#COVID19 UPDATE: A total of 53,653 tests were conducted in the last 24 hrs, with 16, 302 new cases, which represents a 30.4% positivity rate. A further 151 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 64 289 to date. Read more: https://t.co/oGJpQDOoid pic.twitter.com/xLu2G8t5Rc— NICD (@nicd_sa) July 11, 2021