LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (28 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 343 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3 993 004. This increase represents a 3.3% positivity rate.
Today, the NDoH reports 5 deaths, and of these, 3 occurred in the past 24 – 48 hours. This brings the total fatalities to 101,745 to date.
25 708 720 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 (39%) followed by Western Cape (20%) . KwaZulu-Natal accounted for 13%; Eastern Cape accounted for 9%; Mpumalanga and North West accounted for 5% each respectively; Free State accounted for 4%; Northern Cape and Limpopo accounted for 2% each respectively of today’s cases.
The cumulative number of cases by province are shown in the table below:
|Province||Total cases for 27 June 2022||Adjusted numbers after harmonisation||Updated total cases on 27 June 2022||Incident infections for 28 June 2022||Possible reinfections for 28 June 2022||New cases on 28 June 2022||Total cases for 28 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 (3.3%), and is lower than yesterday (3.4%). The 7-day average is (5.3%) today, and is lower than yesterday (5.9%)
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There has been an increase of 23 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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