The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a division of the National Health Laboratory Service, reports that 7,657 new COVID-19 cases have been identified in South Africa, representing a 17.2 percent positivity rate. This brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 1,747,082. For more detailed information, visit the GIS Dashboard.
12,193,414 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 the Gauteng province (64%), followed by the Western Cape (9%) and North West (7%) provinces. The cumulative number of cases by province is shown below:
|Province||New cases on
13 June 2021
|Total cases for
13 June 2021
An increase of 221 hospital admissions have been reported in the past 24 hours.
A summary of reported COVID-19 hospital admissions is shown below:
|Died to Date||Currently Admitted|
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Sinenhlanhla Jimoh, Senior Communications Manager
National Institute for Communicable Diseases