The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) says South Africa has recorded 17 489 new coronavirus infections in the past 24-hour cycle, which represents a 31.0% positivity rate. Taking the total number of cases to 2 236 805.
453 more people have succumbed to COVID-19 related complications. This puts the national death toll at 65 595.
#COVID19 UPDATE: A total of 56 362 tests were conducted in the last 24 hrs, with 17 489 new cases, which represents a 31.0% positivity rate. A further 453 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 65 595 to date. Read more:https://t.co/euAKVqEUm9 pic.twitter.com/vgzZOSygh3
— NICD (@nicd_sa) July 14, 2021
Updated COVID-19 stats in SA: