The institute reports 947 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,991,003. This increase represents a 6.9% positivity rate.
Today, the NDoH reports 13 deaths and of these 4 deaths occurred in the past 24 to 48 hours. The cumulative COVID-19 deaths are 101,717 to date. 25,669,097 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 Western Cape and Kwa-Zulu Natal each accounting for 18% respectively. Eastern Cape accounted for 6%; Mpumalanga accounted for 5%; North West accounted for 3%; Limpopo and Free State each accounted for 2% respectively; and Northern Cape accounted for 1% of today’s new cases. The cumulative number of cases by province are shown in the table below:
|Province||Total cases for 23 June 2022||Adjusted numbers after harmonisation||Updated total cases on 23 June 2022||Incident infections for 23 June 2022||Possible reinfections for 23 June 2022||New cases on 24 June 2022||Total cases for 24 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 6.9%, and is higher than yesterday (5.9%). The 7-day average is 7.3% today, and is lower than yesterday (7.4%).
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There has been an increase of 27 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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