COVID-19: South Africa records 13,246 new cases and 132 deaths
The Health Department says it has recorded 13,246 infections in the last 24 hours pushing the country's known caseload to 1,774,312.
One hundred and thirty-six more people have died after contracting the coronavirus bringing the national death toll to 58,223 since the beginning of the pandemic.
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On the recovery front, 1,620,317 people have recuperated so far placing the recovery rate at 91,3%.
The total number of vaccines administered is 1,965,812 since the beginning of the vaccine rollout.
#COVID19 UPDATE: A total of 60,995 tests were conducted in the last 24 hrs, with 13,246 new cases, which represents a 21.7% positivity rate. A further 136 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 58,223. Read more: https://t.co/f7p2HuZgNo pic.twitter.com/lO08ho3FZP— NICD (@nicd_sa) June 16, 2021
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