File: A health worker processes COVID-19 lateral flow tests. AFP/Adrian Dennis
JOHANNESBURG - The daily COVID-19 figures are in and a further 238 deaths have been reported.
More than 13,000 new cases have been identified in South Africa.
The Western Cape still has the most new infections, with 3,461 recorded in the last 24 hours.
KwaZulu-Natal has recorded 3,445 new infections and over 1,700 in Gauteng.
The latest deaths bring South Africa's total COVID-19 fatalities to 76,869.
#COVID19 UPDATE: A total of 60,210 tests were conducted in the last 24 hrs, with 13,021 new cases, which represents an 21.6% positivity rate. A further 238 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 76,869 to date. Read more: https://t.co/chfW514Z4S pic.twitter.com/mEeUsrqGBR— NICD (@nicd_sa) August 14, 2021