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LATEST UPDATE ON COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (28 June 2021)

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LATEST UPDATE ON COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA

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.

SectorTotal testedNew tested
Private7 355 44757%23 35954%
Public5 656 45643%19 79646%
Total13 011 90343 155

PROVINCIAL BREAKDOWN
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:

ProvinceNew cases on28 June 2021Total cases for28 June 2021Percentage total
Eastern Cape314205,85910.6
Free State331113,6485.9
Gauteng8,408629,39932.4
KwaZulu-Natal483352,40118.2
Limpopo56374,7293.8
Mpumalanga53093,4324.8
North West56093,5964.8
Northern Cape13158,6633.0
Western Cape902319,39216.5
Unknown000.0
Total12,2221,941,119100.0

HOSPITAL ADMISSIONS
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:

SectorFacilities ReportingAdmissionsto DateDied to DateCurrently Admitted
Private257143,63624,0127,689
Public400158,27637,5724,112
TOTAL657301,91261,58411,801

VACCINE UPDATE
For updates on the national vaccine programme, click here.

Thank you for your interest and remember that adhering to preventative measures limits your risk of contracting and spreading COVID-19.

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LATEST UPDATE ON COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA

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