The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a division of the National Health Laboratory Service, continues to provide laboratory-based surveillance to inform the public health response towards COVID-19 in South Africa.
Today the institute reports 493 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,998,466. Today, the NDoH reports 15 deaths, of which 2 occurred in the past 24 to 48 hours. The cumulative COVID-19 deaths are 101,895 to date.
25,839,392 tests have been conducted in both public and private sectors as per the table below.
|Sector||Total tested||New tested|
|Province||Total cases for 11 July 2022||Adjusted numbers after harmonisation||Updated total cases on 11 July 2022||Incident infections for 12 July 2022||Possible reinfections for 12 July 2022||New cases on 12 July 2022||Total cases for 12 July 2022||Percentage total|
There has been an increase of 16 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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