File: A healthcare worker prepares a COVID-19 test. AFP/Luca Sola
JOHANNESBURG - The Health Department reported over 3,000 new COVID-19 cases.
A total of 44 more deaths, take South Africa's COVID-19 death toll 55,012.
SA's recoveries stand at 1,520,878, reflecting a recovery rate of 94.7 percent.
#COVID19 UPDATE: A total of 42 073 tests were conducted in the last 24 hrs, with 3221 new cases, which represents a 7.7% positivity rate. A further 44 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 55 012 to date. Read more here https://t.co/oeAjutn86M pic.twitter.com/Hol8NOdMp0— NICD (@nicd_sa) May 13, 2021