The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) reports that 8,436 new COVID-19 cases have been identified in South Africa, representing in an 17,8% positivity rate. This brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 1,761,066. For more detailed information, visit the GIS Dashboard.
12,270,842 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 the Gauteng province (64%), followed by the Western Cape (7%), North West (6%), Free State (6%) and KwaZulu-Natal (5%). The cumulative number of cases by province is shown below:
|Province||New cases on 15 June 2021||Total cases for 15 June 2021||Percentage total|
An increase of 434 hospital admissions have been reported in the past 24 hours.
A summary of reported COVID-19 hospital admissions is shown below:
|Sector||Facilities Reporting||Admissions to Date||Died to Date||Currently Admitted|
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