A total of 45 312 tests were conducted in the last 24 hrs, with 8 988 new cases, which represents a 19.8% positivity rate. A further 555 COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 72 992 to date.
Distributed by APO Group on behalf of National Institute for Communicable Diseases, South Africa (NICD).
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Coronavirus – South Africa: COVID-19 Statistics for Republic of South Africa (03 August 2021)