The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) has reported 15,939 new COVID-19 cases.
A further 413 COVID-19 related deaths take the death toll to 66,385.
#COVID19 UPDATE: A total of 54 097 tests were conducted in the last 24 hrs, with 15 939 new cases, which represents a 29.5% positivity rate. A further 413 #COVID19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 66 385 to date. Read more: https://t.co/PX6UhCWty3 pic.twitter.com/PzIxWjQm4V
— NICD (@nicd_sa) July 16, 2021
In other news – Touching scenes: Skeem Saam actress Nokuzola Mlengana (Sis Ouma) died before her time
The funeral service of Skeem Saam actress Nokuzola Mlengana, who played Sis Ouma took place today. It was broadcast live on UCR FM Facebook page from 8 am.
Many of her fans and colleagues in the entertainment industry couldn’t bid farewell to her as funerals are allowed to have only 50 people. Only close friends and family were allowed to attend the funeral. Learn More