Today the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) reports 13,347 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 1,954,466. This increase represents a 26.2 % positivity rate. A further 226 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 60,264 to date.
13,062,835 tests have been conducted in both public and private sectors as per the table below.
|Sector||Total tested||New tested|
The Gauteng province accounts for the majority of new cases (67%), followed by the Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal provinces (7% each). The following table shows the total number of cases per province:
|Province||New cases on29 June 2021||Total cases for29 June 2021||Percentage total|
THE 7-DAY MOVING AVERAGE NUMBER OF NEW CASES BY PROVINCE
An increase of 711 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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