File: A health worker processes COVID-19 lateral flow tests. AFP/Adrian Dennis
JOHANNESBURG - The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) reported 5,683 COVID-19 new cases in South Africa.
The NICD reported 243 more COVID-19 deaths, bringing the death toll to 70,018.
Gauteng has 1,559 positives cases, while the Western Cape has 1,192.
#COVID19 UPDATE: A total of 23 349 tests were conducted in the last 24 hrs, with 5 683 new cases, which represents a 24.3% positivity rate. A further 243 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 70 018 to date. Read more: https://t.co/z3ZnQqWAvm pic.twitter.com/Wi85ZOxvDE— NICD (@nicd_sa) July 26, 2021