The institute reports 1,087 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,987,979. This increase represents a 7.8% positivity rate.
Today, the NDoH reports 20 deaths and of these 3 deaths occurred in the past 24 to 48 hours. The cumulative COVID-19 deaths are 101,640 to date. 25,618,427 tests have been conducted in both public and private sectors as per the table below.
|Sector||Total tested||New tested|
The majority of new cases today are from Gauteng (37%), followed by Western Cape (21%). Kwa-Zulu Natal accounted for 16%; Eastern Cape accounted for 9%; Free State accounted for 5%; Mpumalanga and North West each accounted for 4% respectively; Northern Cape accounted for 2%; and Limpopo accounted for 1% of today’s new cases. The cumulative number of cases by province are shown in the table below:
|Province||Total cases for 20 June 2022||Adjusted numbers after harmonisation||Updated total cases on 20 June 2022||Incident infections for 20 June 2022||Possible reinfections for 20 June 2022||New cases on 21 June 2022||Total cases for 21 June 2022||Percentage total|
THE 7-DAY MOVING AVERAGE NUMBER OF NEW CASES BY PROVINCE
The proportion of positive new cases/total new tested today is 7.8%, and is higher than yesterday (4.1%). The 7-day average is 8.1% today, and is higher than yesterday (7.9%).
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There has been an increase of 39 hospital admissions in the past 24 hours. The following table is a summary of reported COVID-19 admissions by sector.
|Died to Date||Currently Admitted|
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