Today the National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), reports 4,373 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2,968,052. This increase represents a 10.2% positivity rate.
As per the National Department of Health, a further 21 COVID-19 related deaths have been reported, bringing total fatalities to 89,843 to date.
19,477,054 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 Gauteng (72%), followed by Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal, each accounting for 6%. Limpopo and North West accounted for 5% respectively; Mpumalanga 3%, Free State 2% and Eastern Cape 1%. Northern Cape accounted for less than 1% of today’s new cases.
The cumulative number of cases by province is shown in the table below:
|Province||Total cases for 29 November 2021||Adjusted numbers after harmonisation||Updated total cases on 29 November 2021||New cases on 30 November 2021||Total cases for 30 November 2021||Percentage total|
THE 7-DAY MOVING AVERAGE NUMBER OF NEW CASES BY PROVINCE
The proportion of positive new cases/total new tested today is 10.2% which is lower than yesterday (10.7%). The 7-day average is 8.5% today, which is higher than yesterday (7.3%)
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There has been an increase of 119 hospital admissions in the past 24 hours. The following table is a summary of reported COVID-19 admissions by sector.
|Died to Date||Currently Admitted|
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