The NICD reports 109 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3 995 400. This increase represents a 3.3% positivity rate.
Today, the NDoH reports 3 deaths, and of these, 2 occurred in the past 24 – 48 hours. This brings the total fatalities to 101,815 to date.
25 766 017 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 (50%) followed by Western Cape (19%). KwaZulu-Natal accounted for 13%; Mpumalanga accounted for 7%; Eastern Cape accounted for 6%; Free State accounted for 4%; North West accounted for 1%; Limpopo and Northern Cape each accounted for 0% of today’s cases.
The cumulative number of cases by province are shown in the table below:
|Province||Total cases for 03 July 2022||Adjusted numbers after harmonisation||Updated total cases on 03 July 2022||Incident infections for 04 July 2022||Possible reinfections for 04 July 2022||New cases on 04 July 2022||Total cases for 04 July 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 (3,3%), and is higher than yesterday (3,1%). The 7-day average is (3,9%) today, and is the same as yesterday (3,9%). The 7-day moving average daily number of cases has decreased.
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There has been an increase of 7 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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