The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a division of the National Health Laboratory Service, reports that 5,552 new COVID-19 cases have been identified in South Africa, representing in an 18.5% positivity rate. This brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 1,752,630. For more detailed information.
12,223,448 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 the Gauteng province (67%), followed by the Western Cape (8%) and North West (5%) provinces. The cumulative number of cases by province is shown below:
|Province||New cases on 14 June 2021||Total cases for 14 June 2021||Percentage total|
An increase of 936 hospital admissions and 153 in-hospital deaths have been reported in the past 24 hours.
A summary of reported COVID-19 hospital admissions is shown below:
|Sector||Facilities Reporting||Admissionsto Date||Died to Date||Currently Admitted|
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Thank you for your interest and remember that adhering to preventative measures limits your risk of contracting and spreading COVID-19 -NICD
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