File: A health worker collects a swab sample from a woman to test for the COVID-19 coronavirus at a health centre. AFP/Diptendu Dutta
JOHANNESBURG - A total of 12,537 new COVID-19 cases have been reported in the last 24 hours.
The NICD said 633 COVID-19 related deaths have also been recorded, bringing total fatalities to 65,142 to date.
A total of 51,798 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours.
Gauteng recorded 6,316 new cases.
#COVID19 UPDATE: A total of 51 798 tests were conducted in the last 24 hrs, with 12 537 new cases, which represents a 24.2% positivity rate. A further 633 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 65 142 to date. Read more: https://t.co/DwkMUbEXSB pic.twitter.com/Me4rFXMpdH— NICD (@nicd_sa) July 13, 2021