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4 July 2020As of today, the cumulative number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in South Africa is 187 977. Case DataProvinceTotal cases for 4 July 2020Percentage totalEastern Cape3416118,2Free State23761,3Gauteng5937331,6KwaZulu-Natal139847,4Limpopo15590,8Mpumalanga18181,0North West56443,0Northern Cape6860,4Western Cape6837636,4Unknown00,0Total187977100,0Testing Data1 792 078 tests [...]
On 31 December 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) China country office reported a cluster of pneumonia cases in Wuhan City, Hubei Province of China. The cause has since been confirmed as a novel coronavirus [...]
What do we know about this outbreak so far? On 24 December 2019, the National Institute of Communicable Diseases, a division of the National Health Laboratory Service was informed of a suspected outbreak of bloodstream [...]
During October and November 2018, certain private sector laboratories have reported an increase in Salmonella cases in KwaZulu-Natal Province. Salmonella was also the most likely cause of two recent foodborne disease outbreaks reported from eThekwini [...]
Research conducted covers a wide spectrum of activities in the pathology and surveillance disciplines. The research agenda covers the priority diseases within South Africa, such as HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, pneumococcal infections, occupational health, screening for cervical cancer and malnutrition.