Today the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) reports 12,222 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 1, 941,119. This increase represents a 28.3 % positivity rate. A further 138 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 60,038 to date.
13,011,903 tests have been conducted in both public and private sectors as per the table below.
|Sector||Total tested||New tested|
|Private||7 355 447||57%||23 359||54%|
|Public||5 656 456||43%||19 796||46%|
|Total||13 011 903||43 155|
The Gauteng province accounts for the majority of new cases (69%), followed by the Western Cape (7%). The following table shows the total number of cases per province:
|Province||New cases on28 June 2021||Total cases for28 June 2021||Percentage total|
An increase of 512 hospital admissions have been reported in the past 24 hours. The following is a list of COVID-19 hospital admissions that have been reported:
|Sector||Facilities Reporting||Admissionsto Date||Died to Date||Currently Admitted|
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