Today the NICD reports 15,036 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 1,928,897. This increase represents a 26.9 % positivity rate. A further 122 COVID-19-related deaths have been reported, bringing the total fatalities to 59 900 to date.
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12 968 748 tests have been conducted in both public and private sectors as per the table below.
|Sector||Total tested||New tested|
|Private||7 332 088||57%||34 211||61%|
|Public||5 636 660||43%||21 709||39%|
|Total||12 968 748||55 920|
The Gauteng province accounts for the majority of new cases (66%), followed by the Western Cape (9%). The following table shows the total number of cases per province:
|Province||New cases on 27 June 2021||Total cases for 27 June 2021||Percentage total|
THE 7-DAY MOVING AVERAGE NUMBER OF NEW CASES BY PROVINCE
An increase of 361 hospital admissions has been reported in the past 24 hours.
The following is a list of COVID-19 hospital admissions that have been reported:
|Sector||Facilities Reporting||Admissions to Date||Died to Date||Currently Admitted|
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