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 406 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 3,999,751.
The NDoH reports 3 deaths, of which 3 occurred in the past 24 to 48 hours. The cumulative COVID-19 deaths are 101,918 to date. 25,867,414 tests have been conducted in both public and private sectors as per the table below.
|Sector||Total tested||New tested|
The cumulative number of cases by province are shown in the table below:
|Province||Total cases for 14 July 2022||Adjusted numbers after harmonisation||Updated total cases on 14 July 2022||Incident infections for 15 July 2022||Possible reinfections for 15 July 2022||New cases on 15 July 2022||Total cases for 15 July 2022||Percentage total|
There has been an increase of 10 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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