The institute reports 2,028 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,965,422. This increase represents a 9.8% positivity rate.
Today, the NDoH reports 35 deaths and of these 10 deaths occurred in the past 24 to 48 hours. The cumulative COVID-19 deaths are 101,285 to date. 25,334,835 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 (30%), followed by Western Cape (25%). Kwa-Zulu Natal accounted for 13%; Eastern Cape accounted for 11%; Free State, Mpumalanga and Northern Cape each accounted for 5% respectively; North West accounted for 4%; and Limpopo accounted for 2% of today’s new cases. The cumulative number of cases by province are shown in the table below:
|Province||Total cases for 02 June 2022||Adjusted numbers after harmonisation||Updated total cases on 02 June 2022||Incident infections for 02 June 2022||Possible reinfections for 02 June 2022||New cases on 03 June 2022||Total cases for 03 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 9.8%, and is lower than yesterday (11.6%). The 7-day average is 10.8% today, and is lower than yesterday (11.4%).
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There has been an increase of 65 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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