Employees in clean room clothes work on the production of Pfizer/BioNTech's Comirnaty COVID-19 vaccine at the Allergopharma plant in Reinbek near Hamburg. AFP/Christian Charisius
JOHANNESBURG - The latest COVID-19 numbers are in and the country's recorded over 13,000 daily cases yet again.
13,652 new infections have been recorded in the last 24 hours.
479 more people have died.
The Western Cape continues to lead the infections with over 4,100 new cases.
KwaZulu Natal has recorded 2,600 new cases, followed by Gauteng with 2,500.
#COVID19 UPDATE: A total of 62 768 tests were conducted in the last 24 hrs, with 13 652 new cases, which represents a 21.7% positivity rate. A further 479 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 74 352 to date. Read more: https://t.co/t4xF6nDkAJ pic.twitter.com/QoQEMGRLIG— NICD (@nicd_sa) August 6, 2021