LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (14 JUNE 2021)

STATEMENT

The National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD), a division of the National Health Laboratory Service, reports that 5,552 new COVID-19 cases have been identified in South Africa, representing in an 18.5% positivity rate. This brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 1,752,630. For more detailed information, visit the GIS Dashboard.

12,223,448 tests have been conducted in both public and private sectors as per the table below:

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 6,893,770 56% 16,436 55%
Public 5,329,678 44% 13,598 45%
Total 12,223,448   30,034  

PROVINCIAL BREAKDOWN

The majority of new cases today are from the Gauteng province (67%), followed by the Western Cape (8%) and North West (5%) provinces. The cumulative number of cases by province is shown below:

Province New cases on 14 June 2021 Total cases for 14 June 2021 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 105 200,147 11.4
Free State 228 107,433 6.1
Gauteng 3,720 509,053 29.0
KwaZulu-Natal 247 343,636 19.6
Limpopo 118 67,588 3.9
Mpumalanga 162 85,934 4.9
North West 278 82,355 4.7
Northern Cape 248 54,895 3.1
Western Cape 446 301,589 17.2
Unknown 0 0 0.0
Total 5,552 1,752,630 100.0

HOSPITAL ADMISSIONS

An increase of 282 hospital admissions have been reported in the past 24 hours.

A summary of reported COVID-19 hospital admissions is shown below:

Sector Facilities Reporting Admissions

to Date

Died to Date Currently Admitted
Private 255 132,930 21,727 5,220
Public 396 151,582 36,157 2,558
TOTAL 651 284,512

 

57,884 7,778

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. For more information on COVID-19, click here.

Kind regards,

Sinenhlanhla Jimoh, Senior Communications Manager

National Institute for Communicable Diseases

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