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JOHANNESBURG - South Africa has recorded 13,025 new COVID-19 cases.
The health department said 248 deaths have been reported in the last 24 hours.
In the Western Cape, 3,552 people tested positive and in Gauteng 3,154 people.
More than 55,000 tests were conducted in the last reporting period.
#COVID19 UPDATE: A total of 55 715 tests were conducted in the last 24 hrs, with 13 052 new cases, which represents a 23.4% positivity rate. A further 248 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 71 679 to date. Read more: https://t.co/IgZEo3X0mB pic.twitter.com/K8tCUz138q— NICD (@nicd_sa) July 30, 2021