The institute reports 463 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3 996 904. This increase represents a 4.5% positivity rate.
Today, the NDoH reports 9 deaths, and of these, 2 occurred in the past 24 – 48 hours. This brings the total fatalities to 101,868 to date.
25,800,310 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 (44%) followed by KwaZulu-Natal and Western Cape (17% each). Eastern Cape accounted for 7%; Mpumalanga accounted for 6%; North West accounted for 3%, Free State accounted for 4%; Limpopo accounted for 1%; and Northern Cape accounted for less than 1% of today’s cases. The cumulative number of cases by province are shown in the table below:
|Province||Total cases for 06 July 2022||Adjusted numbers after harmonisation||Updated total cases on 06 July 2022||Incident infections for 07 July 2022||Possible reinfections for 07 July 2022||New cases on 07 July 2022||Total cases for 07 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 (4,5%), and is lower than yesterday (4,8%). The 7-day average is (4,2%) today, and is higher than yesterday (4,0%). The 7-day moving average daily number of cases has increased.
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There has been an increase of 12 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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