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JOHANNESBURG - South Africa has recorded 657 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours.
Most of the cases are in Gauteng with 338 new infections.
It’s followed by the Western Cape, with just over 100 cases.
KwaZulu-Natal is sitting on 91 new infections.
The rest of the provinces have recorded less than 50 cases.
3 more people have died as a result of the coronavirus.
Just over 13,000 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours,
The positivity rate stands at 4.8 percent.
#COVID19 UPDATE: 13,643 tests were conducted in the last 24hrs, with 657 new cases, which represents a 4.8% positivity rate. Today @HealthZA reports 12 deaths; of which 3 occurred in the past 24–48 hrs. Total fatalities are 101,859 to date: https://t.co/CantWMtkr9 pic.twitter.com/2qzMg03qye— NICD (@nicd_sa) July 6, 2022