The institute reports 1,592 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3 976 653. This increase represents a 7.6% positivity rate.
Today, the NDoH reports 20 deaths, and of these, 8 occurred in the past 24 – 48 hours. This brings the total fatalities to 101,468 to date.
25 467 671 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 (34%) followed by Western Cape (23%). KwaZulu-Natal accounted for 14% and Eastern Cape accounted for 8%. Free State, Mpumalanga and North West each accounted for 5% respectively; Northern Cape accounted for 4% and Limpopo accounted for 2% of today’s cases.
The cumulative number of cases by province are shown in the table below:
|Province||Total cases for 09 June 2022||Adjusted numbers after harmonisation||Updated total cases on 09 June 2022||Incident infections for 10 June 2022||Possible reinfections for 10 June 2022||New cases on 10 June 2022||Total cases for 10 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 7.6%, and is lower than yesterday (8.7%). The 7-day average is 8.4% today, and is lower than yesterday (8.7%).
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There has been an increase of 71 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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