LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (27 June 2022)
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a division of the National Health Laboratory Service, continues to provide laboratory-based surveillance to inform the public health response towards COVID-19 in South Africa.
Today the institute reports 212 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3 992 661. This increase represents a 3.4% positivity rate.
Today, the NDoH reports 9 deaths, and of these, 4 occurred in the past 24 – 48 hours. This brings the total fatalities to 101,740 to date.
25 698 459 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 (43%) followed by Western Cape (19%). KwaZulu-Natal accounted for 18%; Mpumalanga accounted for 6%; North West accounted for 5% respectively; Eastern Cape accounted for 4%; Northern Cape accounted for 3%; Limpopo accounted for 2% and Free State accounted for 0% of today’s cases.
The cumulative number of cases by province are shown in the table below:
|Province||Total cases for 26 June 2022||Adjusted numbers after harmonisation||Updated total cases on 26 June 2022||Incident infections for 26 June 2022||Possible reinfections for 27 June 2022||New cases on 27 June 2022||Total cases for 27 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 3.4 %, and is lower than yesterday (5.7%). The 7-day average is 5.9% today, and is lower than yesterday (6.0%)
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There has been an increase of 9 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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