LATEST CONFIRMED CASES OF COVID-19 IN SOUTH AFRICA (19 July 2022)

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 263 new COVID-19 cases that have been identified in South Africa, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 4 000 894.  

Today, the NDoH reports 13 deaths, and of these, 1 occurred in the past 24 – 48 hours. This brings the total fatalities to 101,935 to date.

25 893 612 tests have been conducted in both public and private sectors as per the table below.

Sector Total tested New tested
Private 14,090,172 54.4% 4,247 64.4%
Public 11,803,440 45.6% 2,348 35.6%
Total 25,893,612 100.0% 6,595 100.0%


PROVINCIAL BREAKDOWN

The cumulative number of cases by province are shown in the table below:

Province Total cases for 18 July 2022 Adjusted numbers after harmonisation Updated total cases on 18 July 2022 Incident infections for 19 July 2022 Possible reinfections for 19 July 2022 New cases on 19 July 2022 Total cases for 19 July 2022 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 363,964 0 363,964 12 6 18 363,982 9,1
Free State 215,966 0 215,966 2 0 2 215,968 5,4
Gauteng 1,323,968 0 1,323,968 89 13 102 1,324,070 33,1
KwaZulu-Natal 716,627 0 716,627 28 2 30 716,657 17,9
Limpopo 159,579 0 159,579 7 2 9 159,588 4,0
Mpumalanga 202,057 0 202,057 11 2 13 202,070 5,1
North West 201,927 0 201,927 8 2 10 201,937 5,0
Northern Cape 115,247 0 115,247 2 0 2 115,249 2,9
Western Cape 701,296 0 701,296 60 17 77 701,373 17,5
Total 4,000,631 0 4,000,631 219 44 263 4,000,894 100,0


HOSPITAL ADMISSIONS

There has been an increase of 9 hospital admissions in the past 24 hours. The following table is a summary of reported COVID-19 admissions by sector.

Sector Facilities Reporting Admissions
to Date
Died to Date Currently Admitted
Private 262 249,860 40,602 484
Public 407 290,387 63,497 550
TOTAL 669 540,247 104,099 1,034


VACCINE UPDATE

For updates on the national vaccine programme, click here.

Thank you for your interest and remember that adhering to the following preventative measures helps to limit your risk of contracting and spreading COVID-19.  For more information on COVID-19, click here.

Diseases A-Z Index

RECENT POSTS

SHARE

Share on facebook
Share on twitter