South Africa has recorded 13 246 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24-hour cycle.
This is the country’s highest number of daily Covid-19 cases and positivity rate since January.
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) said that this represented a 21.7% positivity rate.
A total of 136 people have also died due to Covid-19 related complications bringing the national death toll to 58,223.
Just over 1,620,000 people have recuperated so far, the recovery rate stands at 91,3%
1,965,812 vaccines have been administered so far.
— Department of Health (@HealthZA) June 16, 2021