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LATEST UPDATE ON COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (11 June 2021)

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LATEST UPDATE ON COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (11 June 2021)

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a division of the National Health Laboratory Service, reports that 8 021 new COVID-19 cases have been identified in South Africa, which represents a 16.5% positivity testing rate. This brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 1 730 106. For more information, visit the GIS Dashboard.

12 092 681 tests have been conducted in both public and private sectors as per the table below.

SectorTotal testedNew tested
Private6,819,66156%29,13860%
Public5,273,02044%19,47140%
Total12,092,68148,609

PROVINCIAL BREAKDOWN

The majority of new cases today are from the Gauteng province (60%), followed by the Western Cape (9%) province. Both the Free State and North West provinces accounted for 6%. The cumulative number of cases by province is shown below.

ProvinceNew cases on11 June 2021Total cases for11 June 2021Percentage total
Eastern Cape225199,62711.5
Free State468106,4016.1
Gauteng4,809494,53728.6
KwaZulu-Natal394342,67519.8
Limpopo19467,0263.9
Mpumalanga34585,1524.9
North West50881,0774.7
Northern Cape33054,1203.1
Western Cape748299,49117.3
Unknown000.0
Total8,0211,730,106100.0

HOSPITAL ADMISSIONS

An increase of 1,009 hospital admissions and 117 in-hospital deaths have been reported in the past 24 hours. A summary of reported COVID-19 hospital admissions is shown below.

SectorFacilities ReportingAdmissionsto DateDied to DateCurrently Admitted
Private253131,52821,5635,009
Public396150,98136,0282,458
TOTAL649282 50957,5917,467

VACCINE UPDATE

For updates on the national vaccine programme, click here.

LATEST UPDATE ON COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (05 June 2021)

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