The institute reports 536 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3 979 126. This increase represents an 5.6% positivity rate.
Today, the NDoH reports 25 deaths, and of these, 4 occurred in the past 24 – 48 hours. This brings the total fatalities to 101,509 to date.
25,504,687 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 (38%) followed by Western Cape (21%). KwaZulu-Natal accounted for 15%; Mpumalanga and North West each accounted for 6% respectively; Eastern Cape and Free State each accounted for 5% respectively; and Limpopo and Northern Cape each accounted for 2% respectively of today’s cases. The cumulative number of cases by province are shown in the table below:
|Province||Total cases for 12 June 2022||Adjusted numbers after harmonisation||Updated total cases on 12 June 2022||Incident infections for 13 June 2022||Possible reinfections for 13 June 2022||New cases on 13 June 2022||Total cases for 13 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 5.6%, and is lower than yesterday (6.7%). The 7-day average is 7.7% today, and is lower than yesterday (7.9%). The 7-day moving average daily number of cases has decreased.
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There has been an increase of 32 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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